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Il novellino, the Hundred old tales;

Author: Edward Storer
Publisher: London, G. Routledge & Sons; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1925]
Series: Broadway translations.
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Novellino.
London, G. Routledge & Sons; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1925]
(OCoLC)573922381
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Storer
OCLC Number: 1631144
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, v-xii, 211 pages 20 cm.
Contents: I. Proem --
II. Of the rich embassy which Prester John sent to the noble Emperor Frederick --
III. Of a wise Greek whom a King kept in prison, and how he judged of a courser --
IV. How a jongleur lamented before Alexander the conduct of a knight, to whom he had made a gift on condition that the knight should give him whatsoever Alexander might present him with --
V. How a king committed a reply to a young son of his who had to bear it to the ambassadors of Greece --
VI. How it came into the mind of King David to learn the number of his subjects --
VII. Here it is told how the angel spoke to Solomon, and said that the Lord God would take away the kingdom from his son for his sins --
VIII. Of the gift of a king's son to a king of Syria who had been driven from his throne --
IX. Here it is treated of an argument and a judgment that took place in Alexandria --
X. Here it is told of a fine judgment given by the slave of Bari in a dispute between a townsmen and a pilgrim --
XI. Here it is told how Master Giordano was deceived by a false disciple of his --
XII. Here it is told of the honour that Aminadab did to King David, his rightful lord --
XIII. Here it is told how Antigonus reproved Alexander for having a cythera played for his delight --
XIV. How a king had a son of his brought up in a dark place, and then showed him everything, and how women pleased him most --
XV. How a land steward plucked out his own eye and that of his son to the end that justice might be observed --
XVI. Here it is told of the great mercy wrought by Saint Paulinus the bishop --
XVII. Of the great act of charity which a banker did for the love of God --
XVIII. Of the judgment of God on a baron of Charlemagne --
XIX. Of the great generosity and courtesy of the Young King --
XX. Of the great liberality and courtesy of the King of England --
XXI. How three necromancers came to the court of the Emperor Frederick --
XXII. How the Emperor Frederick's goshawk escaped to Milan --
XXIII. How the Emperor Frederick found a countryman at a fountain and asked leave to drink, and how he took away his drinking-cup --
XXIV. How the Emperor Frederick put a question to two wise men, and how he rewarded them --
XXV. How the Sultan gave two hundred marks to a man and how his treasurer wrote down the entry in his presence --
XXVI. Here it is told of a burgher of France --
XXVII. Here it is told of a great Moaddo who was insulted --
XXVIII. Here it is told of a custom that existed in the kingdom of France --
XXIX. Here it is told how some learned astrologers disputed about the Empyrean --
XXX. Here it is told how a Lombard knight squandered his substance --
XXXI. Here it is told of a story-teller of Messer Azzolino --
XXXII. Of the great deeds of prowess of Riccar Loghercio of the Isle --
XXXIII. Here is told a tale of Messer Imberal del Balzo --
XXXIV. How two noble knights loved each other with a great love --
XXXV. Here it is told of Master Thaddeus of Bologna --
XXXVI. Here it is told how a cruel king persecuted the Christians --
XXXVII. Here it is told of a battle between two kings of Greece --
XXXVIII. Of an astrologer called Melisus, who was reprimanded by a woman --
XXXIX. Here it is told of Bishop Aldebrandino, and how he was mocked by a friar --
XL. Of a minstrel whose name was Saladin --
XLI. A tale of Messer Polo Traversaro --
XLII. Here is told an excellent tale of William of Borganda of Provence --
XLIII. Here it is told of Messer Giacopino Rangone and what he did to a court player --
XLIV. Of a question that was put to a courtier --
XLV. How Lancelot fought at a fountain --
XLVI. Here it is told how Narcissus fell in love with his own image --
XLVII. Here it is told how a knight asked a lady for her love --
XLVII. Here it is told of King Conrad, father of Conradin --
XLIX. Here it is told of a physician of Toulouse and how he took to wife a niece of the Archbishop of Toulouse --
L. Here it is told of Master Francis, son of Master Accorso of Bologna --
LI. Here it is told of a Gascon woman, and how she had recourse to the King of Cyprus --
LII. Of a bell that was ordered in King John's days --
LIII. Here it is told of a privilege granted by the Emperor to one of his barons --
LIV. Here it is told how the parish priest Porcellino was accused --
LV. Here is told a tale of a man of the court whose name was Marco --
LVI. How a man of the Marches went to study in Bologna --
LVII. The Woman and the Pear-tree --
LVIII. The Wisest of the Beasts --
LIX. Here it is told of a gentleman whom the Emperor had hanged --
LX. Here it is told how Charles of Anjou loved a lady --
LXI. Here it is told of the philosopher Socrates, and how he answered the Greeks --
LXII. Here is told a tale of Messer Roberto --
LXIII. Of good King Meladius and the Knight Without Fear --
LXIV. A tale told of the Court of Puy in Provence --
LXV. Here it is told of Queen Iseult and Messer Tristan of Lyonesse --
LXVI. Here it is told of a philosopher who was called Diogenes --
LXVII. Here it is told of Papirius and how his father brought him to the council --
LXVIII. Of a question which a young man proposed to Aristotle --
LXVIX. Here it is told of the great justice of the Emperor Trajan --
LXX. Here it is told how Hercules went into the forest --
LXXI. Here it is told how Seneca consoled a woman whose son had died --
LXXII. Here is told how Cato lamented against fortune --
LXXIII. How the Sultan being in need of money, sought to find occasion to proceed against a Jew --
LXXIV. The story of a vassal and a lord --
LXXV. How the Lord entered into partnership with a minstrel --
LXXVI. Here it is told of the great killing done by King Richard --
LXXVII. Here it is told of Messer Rinieri, a knight of the Court --
LXXVIII. Here it is told of a philosopher much given to the vulgarisation of science --
LXXIX. Here it is told of a Court player who adored a lord --
LXXX. The Pilgrim and the Ugly Woman --
LXXXI. Here below it is told of the council which was held by the sons of King Priam of Troy --
LXXXII. Here it is told how the Lady of Shalott died for love of Lancelot of the Lake --
LXXXIII. How Christ going one day with his disciples in a deserted place, they saw great treasure --
LXXXIV. How Messer Azzolino Romano arranged a great charity --
LXXXV. Of a great famine that was once in Genoa --
LXXXVI. The Emperor and the Pilgrim --
LXXXVII. How a man went to shrive himself --
LXXXVIII. Here is told of Messer Castellano da Cafferi of Mantua --
LXXXIX. Here is told of a Court player who began a story that never ended --
XC. Here is told how the emperor Frederick killed a falcon of his --
XCI. How a certain man confessed to a friar --
XCII. Here it is told of a good woman who had made a fine pie --
XCIII. Here it is told of a countryman who went to shrive himself --
XCIV. Here it is told of the fox and the mule --
XCV. Here it is told of a countryman who went to the town --
XCVI. Here it is told of Bito and Messer Frulli of San Giorgio near Florence --
XCVII. Here it is told how a merchant carried wine overseas in casks with two partitions and what happened --
XCVIII. Here it is told of a merchant who bought caps --
XCIX. Here it is told a pretty tale of love --
C. How the Emperor Frederick went to the Old Man of the Mountain.
Series Title: Broadway translations.
Other Titles: Hundred old tales.
Responsibility: translated from the Italian by Edward Storer, with an introduction.

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