Erotokritos is a romance composed by means of Vitsentzos Kornaros in early seventeenth century Crete. It contains 10,012 fifteen-syllable rhymed verses, the final twelve of which discuss with the poet himself. it's written within the Cretan dialect of the Greek language. Its relevant subject matter is love among Erotokritos (only noted the paintings as Rotokritos or Rokritos) and Aretousa. round this subject matter, revolve different subject matters corresponding to honour, friendship, bravery and braveness.
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