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Count Lucanor, or, The fifty pleasant stories of Patronio

Author: Juan Manuel, Infante of Castile; James York, M.D.
Publisher: London, W.C. : Gibbings & Company, Limited, 1899.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Juan Manuel, Infante of Castile, 1282-1347.
Count Lucanor.
London, Gibbings, 1899
(OCoLC)647146632
Named Person: Juan Manuel, Infante of Castile; Juan Manuel, Infante of Castile
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Manuel, Infante of Castile; James York, M.D.
OCLC Number: 2143948
Notes: Translation of: Conde Lucanor.
At head of title: The tales of the "Spanish Boccaccio."
Includes index.
Description: xv, 246 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Relates to what happened to a Moorish king of Cordova --
Treats of that which happened to Lorenzo Suarez Gallinato, and Garciperez of Vargas, and another knight --
Treats of that which happened to Don Rodrigo el Franco and his knights --
Of a hermit who sought to know whom he should have for his companion in Paradise, and of the leap made by King Richard of England --
Of that which happened to the Emperor Frederick and Don Alvar Fañez, with their wives --
Of that which happened to the Count of Provence and Saladin the Sultan of Babylon --
Of that which happened to a King and three Impostors --
What happened to a King with a man who called himself an alchymist --
Of that which happened to two cavaliers who were in the service of the Infant Prince Henry --
Concerning what happened to a Seneschal of Carcasona --
Of that which happened to a Moor, who had a sister pretending to be alarmed at any ordinary occurrence --
Of that which happened to a Dean of Santiago, with Don Illan, the magician, who lived at Toledo --
What happened to King Ben Abit, of Seville, with Queen Romaquia, his wife --
Concerning what happened to a Lombardian, in Bologna --
What Count Fernan Gonzales said to Nuno Lainez --
Of what happened to Don Rodrigo Melendez de Valdez --
Concerning that which happened to a great philosopher and a young king, his pupil --
Relates what happened to a Moorish King, who had three sons, and who desired to know which would become the best man --
Of that which happened to the canons of the Cathedral Church of Paris, and to the Friars of Saint Francis, called Minors --
Of that which happened to a falcon and a heron, and, more particularly, to a cunning falcon, which belonged to the Infant Don Manuel --
Recounts what happened to Count Fernan Gonzalez, and the reply which he gave to his vassals --
Of that which happened to a king and his favourite --
What happened to a good man and his son, leading a beast to market --
Of what a Genovese said to his soul when about to die --
What happened to the crow with the fox --
What happened to the swallow, with the other birds, when he saw the flax sown --
Relates what happened to a man who carried a very precious treasure hung round his neck, and who had to pass a river --
Of what happened to a woman called Truhana --
Of that which happened to a man who was suffering from a malady and whose liver had to be cleansed --
Of what happened to a man who through poverty and lack of other food, was reduced to eat some peas --
What happened to a cock and a fox --
What happened to a man catching partridges --
Relates to what happened to a man with his friend who had invited him to dinner --
What happened to the owls and the crows --
The advice which Patronio gave to Count Lucanor, when he said he wished to enjoy himself, illustrated by the example of that which happened to the ants --
Of that which happened to a good man and his son, who boasted of having many friends --
Relates what happened to the lion and the bull --
Relates to the advice which Patronio gave to Count Lucanor, when he expressed a desire to obtain a good reputation : and the example was what happened to a philosopher who was suffering from a severe illness --
Of what happened to a man who was made governor of a large territory --
Of that which happened to Good and Evil, illustrated by what occurred to a man with a madman --
Of the association between Truth and Falsehood --
Of what happened to a fox who pretended to be dead --
What happened to two blind men travelling together --
Of what happened to a young man on his wedding-day --
Of what happened to a merchant who went to buy brains --
What happened to a man with a grey sandpiper and a swallow --
What happened to the Devil, with a woman who went on a pilgrimage --
The advice which Patronio gave to Count Lucanor when informed that a man had offered to teach him the art of foretelling coming events, which he exemplified by what happened to a good man who became first rich and afterwards poor by the intervention of the Devil --
What happened to Don Lorenzo Xuares Gallinato, when he beheaded the renegade priest --
Concerning that which happened to Saladin and a Lady, wife of a knight in his service.
Other Titles: Conde Lucanor.
Count Lucanor
Fifty pleasant stories of Patronio
50 pleasant stories of Patronio
Responsibility: written by the Prince Don Juan Manuel and first done into English by James York, M.D., 1868.

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