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Author: Giovanni Boccaccio; Henry Parker Morley, Lord; Herbert G Wright
Publisher: London, Pub. for the Early English Text Society by H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1943.
Series: Early English Text Society (Series)., Original series ;, no. 214.
Edition/Format:   Book : English, Middle [1100-1500]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Forty-six lives.
London, Pub. for the Early English Text Society by H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1943
(OCoLC)603061313
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Boccaccio; Henry Parker Morley, Lord; Herbert G Wright
OCLC Number: 3993760
Notes: The text of Morley's translation is that of the Chatsworth manuscript owned by the late Duke of Devonshire. Includes the Latin original printed at Louvain by Egidius van der Heerstraten in 1487, and considered by the present editor to be the text used by Morley.
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, [v]-cv, 200 pages frontispiece (facsimile) 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The life of Lord Morley ; Account of his published work ; Manuscripts containing his writings ; The Chatsworth manuscript of Morley's translation from De claris mulieribus ; Morley's reading and literary interests ; Morley as a writer ; Morley as a translator --
Morley's dedication of his translation from De claris mulieribus. Text of the translation. Boccaccio's preface --
Eue --
Semiramis --
Opis --
Juno --
Seres --
Minerua --
Venus --
Isidis --
Europa --
Libia --
Marpesia and Lampedon --
Thisbe --
Ipermystra --
Nyobe --
Ysiphile --
Medea --
Aragne --
Orithia and Anthiobe --
Erithrea Sibilla --
Medusa --
Yole --
Dianira --
Yocasta --
Almachea Sibilla --
Nycostrata or Carmenta --
Procrys --
Argia --
Mantone --
The wyffes of Mennon --
Panthasilea --
Polixene --
Heccuba --
Cassandra --
Clytemestra --
Helene --
Circes --
Camylla --
Penolepe --
Lauina --
Dido --
Nicaula --
Pamphile --
Rehea Ilia --
Gaya Cirylla --
Sapho --
Lucres. Appendix. Morley's prefaces addressed to Henry VIII ; His prefaces addressed to Mary, before and after her accession ; His preface to his commentary on Ecclesiates addressed to the Duke of Somerset ; His preface to The pistellis and gospelles, addressed to Anne Boleyn ; His preface to his translation of Petrarch's Trionfi addressed to Lord Maltravers.
Series Title: Early English Text Society (Series)., Original series ;, no. 214.
Other Titles: De claris mulieribus.
De mulieribus claris.
Responsibility: translated from Boccaccio's De claris mulieribus by Henry Parker, lord Morley, and edited by Herbert G. Wright.

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