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Author: Boccace; Virginia Brown
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Series: I Tatti Renaissance library, 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : Mixed form : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Momus" has attracted increasing attention from scholars as a work anticipating the realism of Machiavelli and the satiric wit of Erasmus. This edition provides a Latin text, based on the two  Read more...

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Genre/Form: biographie
Biographies Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boccace; Virginia Brown
ISBN: 0674003470 9780674003477 0674007549 9780674007543
OCLC Number: 491336022
Notes: Texte latin et traduction anglaise en regard.
Trad. de : "De mulieribus claris."
Description: 1 v. (XXV-530 p.) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: I Tatti Renaissance library, 1.
Responsibility: Giovanni Boccaccio ; edited and translated by Virginia Brown.

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An epic satire focused on the little-known classical god Momus, archetype of the critic and troublemaker, this work represents a notable contribution to neo-Latin satire in general and an eccentric Read more...

 
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