Genealogia deorum Gentilium Libri – 2 Vols. [Giovanni Boccaccio] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Before each book I plan to set a tree; at the root sits the father of the line, and on the branches, in genealogical order, all his progeny, so that. Bibliographic information. QR code for Genealogia deorum gentilium. Title, Genealogia deorum gentilium. Author, Giovanni Boccaccio. Publisher, Sym. de Gabis.
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Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. The Genealogia was unkindly described by Edward Gibbon in his Decline and Fall as “a work, in that age, of stupendous erudition, and which he ostentatiously sprinkled with Greek characters and passages, to excite the wonder and applause of his more ignorant readers. Advanced Search Find a Library. Manuscripts, Latin Medieval and modern Mythology, Classical.
The full range of genealogies of the classical Gods are described in the fifteen books, drawing on the standard earlier works, especially the Liber imaginum deoruma 12th-century treatise by the otherwise unknown Albricus possibly Alexander Neckamand the older so-called Vatican Mythographies. But as he also allows for several gods of the same name, the result becomes enormously confusing.
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Cancel Forgot your password? This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. These themselves drew on the late antique Christian Fulgentiusand writers of the actual period of classical paganism, especially Ovid and Statius.
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Four further Italian incunabulum editions were gentklium including inand a French translation in or Don’t have an account? Latin View all editions and formats Summary: The last two books of the work include a defence of poetry that is his latest and most extended discussion of the subject.
Finding gemtilium that hold this item Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: No subsequent mythographer followed his method of organizing material, yet Boccaccio’s Genealogia retained its prestige and was to remain the most important mythological manual until the late sixteenth century.
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Boccaccio does his best to make sense of the complex genealogy of the gods. Citations are based on reference standards. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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Mythological genealogies, includes illuminations, genealogical tables and capitals. Works by Giovanni Boccaccio.
The University of Chicago manuscript of the Genealogia deorum gentilium of Boccaccio
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