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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The first version was completed inand he continuously corrected and revised the work until his death inso that various redactions of gentiliym works were copied in different manuscript traditions.
All survive in healthy numbers, confirming the popularity of the work, which was reprinted in many more 16th century editions, some illustrated. Boccaccio does his best to make sense of the complex genealogy of the gods. In his lifetime and for two centuries genfilium it was considered his most important work. You may have already requested this item.
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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. 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 gengilium, to excite the wonder and applause of his more ignorant readers.
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The last two books of the work include a defence of poetry that is his latest and most extended discussion of the subject. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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These themselves drew on the late antique Christian Fulgentius egnealogia, and writers of the actual period of classical paganism, especially Ovid and Statius.
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