Description - Medieval Tales and Stories by Stanley Appelbaum
Stories chosen from 10 medieval collections (Disciplina clericalis, Dolopathos, Il Novellino, Gesta Romanorum, Il Pecorone, Les cent nouvelles nouvelles, etc.) offer a wonderful glimpse into many elements of medieval culture - witchcraft, magic, Crusaders, astrology, alchemy, pacts with the Devil, chivalry, trial by torture, church councils, mercantile life, such famous figures as Abelard, Dante, and Giotto, and much more.
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(216mm x 136mm x 13mm)
Dover Publications Inc.
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Author Biography - Stanley Appelbaum
Stanley Appelbaum served for decades as Dover's Editor in Chief until his retirement in 1996. He continues to work as a selector, compiler, editor, and translator of literature in a remarkable range of languages that includes Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Russian.