20 July 2020

Pontus de Tyard in Bissy-sur-Fley (Saône-et-Loire (71))

Pontus de Tyard (1521-1605) was a poet, musician, philosopher, theologian and bishop of Chalons-sur-Saône during the wars of religion. As a poet he was one of the Lyon school encouraged of Maurice Scève, and also a member of Ronsard's Pléiade: Ronsard sang his praises in his verses.

The works of Pontus de Tyard.

From the vineyard, the Château de Pontus de Tyard. The Château itself:

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