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Famous Women - Boccaccio, Giovanni, Professor, and Brown, Virginia (Translated by)

After the composition of the Decameron, and under the influence of Petrarch's humanism, Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) devoted the last decades of his life to compiling encyclopedic works in Latin. Among them is "Famous Women," the first collection of biographies in Western literature devoted exclusively to women. This edition presents the first ... Read More

Famous Women 2003, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674011304

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Famous Women 2001, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674003477