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There they remained for ten days, and to amuse themselves each told a tale every day, so that there are a hundred tales in all in The Decameron.
Perhaps he even met Boccaccio, and it is more than likely that he met Petrarch, another great Italian poet who also retold one of the tales of The Decameron.
Sir Patrick, deep in an old Venetian edition of The Decameron, found himself suddenly recalled from medieval Italy to modern England, by no less a person than Geoffrey Delamayn.
Having met the advance made to him, in those terms, he paused, expecting Geoffrey to leave him free to return to the Decameron.
Some critics believe that her garden was the scene of The Decameron, which lends it an additional interest, does it not?
1375: Death of Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian poet and author who wrote The Decameron.
SGS has awarded 18 of the hotels in the Decameron All Inclusive Hotels and Resorts chain with Hospitality Excellence certification, recognizing the emphasis that the hotel chain places on providing safe and satisfactory spaces for both employees and guests.
Marilyn Migiel, The Ethical Dimension of the Decameron, Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2015; 197 pp.
In the fifth tale of the fourth day of the Decameron a young woman handles and kisses the severed head of the man who was once her lover, just like in the opening quotation.
The Decameron, Genoa, the Mamluks, and the Golden Horde As is well known, Boccaccio was intimately familiar with mercantile spheres (especially Genoese): his father was an independent merchant, who joined the Florentine Compagnia de' Bardi as its principal agent at the Neapolitan court of King Robert of Anjou, and Boccaccio spent his early years in this multicultural center of trade and learning (1327-41).
The author has organized the chapters that make up the main body of her text in four parts devoted to the incivility and greed of the elite in BoccaccioAEs history of courtesy, narrating the elite in BoccaccioAEs writing on politics, the ethical and Dantean framework of the Decameron, and constructing a future for courtesy in the past.
The usual problems that bedevil translation are compounded by the task of translating a text like the Decameron, which was not only composed in a culturally distinct and temporally distant setting, but, like T.