The Knights Tale
The Power of the Deities
In “The Knight’s Tale,” by Geoffrey Chaucer, a handful of gods are mentioned. In this tale of two men fighting for a woman, various deities are called upon for assistance. Specifically, Venus, Mars, Diana, Saturn, and Fortune. Which god is more powerful than the other? This short response paper will review evidence from “The Knight’s Tale” and rank the gods from least to most powerful.
The goddess of Fortune, also known as the Roman goddess
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