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A duke and friend of Meliadus and Tristan in La Tavola Ritonda.

He ruled the city of Teneson and had a brother named King Bramo. He assisted Meliadus in a war against Arthur, and he presented Tristan with a magnificent warhorse named Piantagiorno. Tristan slew a giant named Urgano the Hairy that plagued Bramante.

He occupies the role given to Gilan in Gottfried’s Tristan.

La Tavola Ritonda | 1325–1350