Anonymous, The Tumbler/Juggler of Notre Dame - the medieval source story

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While a Google search today almost always seems to result in providing the desired information, in the case of the anonymous

Tumbler of Notre Dame

, or

The Juggler of Notre Dame

, or, in Old French,

Del Tumbeor Notre Dame

, the online encyclopedia


or Google itself are limited to an entry focusing on the work by the French author Anatole France (1844–1924), a religious story he published first in a newspaper in 1890, and then in a collection of religious tales in 1892,

L’Étui de nacre

. There is a brief reference to the medieval source, but that itself is not discussed in any details, as if it were irrelevant (; last accessed on May 28, 2024; neither the French nor the German version offer anything relevant). Granted,…

1992 words

Citation: Classen, Albrecht. "The Tumbler/Juggler of Notre Dame - the medieval source story". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 09 June 2024 [, accessed 21 June 2024.]

41640 The Tumbler/Juggler of Notre Dame - the medieval source story 3 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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