By Giovanni Boccaccio, J. G. Nichols

An excellent new translation of the paintings that Herman Hesse referred to as "the first nice masterpiece of ecu storytelling."

In the summer time of 1348, with the plague ravaging Florence, ten younger women and men take shelter within the geographical region, the place they entertain themselves with stories of affection, dying, and corruption, that includes a number of characters, from lascivious monks and mad kings to devious enthusiasts and fake miracle-makers. Named after the Greek for "ten days," Boccaccio's booklet of reports attracts on historical mythology, modern heritage, and way of life, and has motivated the paintings of myriad writers who got here after him.

J. G. Nichols's new translation, trustworthy to the unique yet rendered in eminently readable sleek English, captures the undying humor of 1 of the nice classics of eu literature.

Giovanni Boccaccio, Italian writer and poet, was once born in 1313 and died in 1375.

Born in Liverpool, England, J. G. Nichols is a poet, literary critic, and translator. He was once provided the toilet Florio Prize for his translation of the poems of Guido Gozzano. His translation of Petrarch's Canzoniere received the Premio Internazionale Diego Valeri in 2000.

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Maria Nova, 53 (Foro Romano) tel 0639967700 Ingresso 8,00 (il biglietto è valido anche per il Colosseo / ticket valid also for the Colosseum) Orario: 9-1h prima del tramonto / 9-1h before sunset. ≠ Ë … 1 Mercati di Traiano e Foro di Traiano Markets of Trajan and Trajan’s Forum I mercati, con le loro tabernae e sale di contrattazione, rappresentano una geniale costruzione che sosteneva il terreno del Quirinale, sbancato per la costruzione dei Fori Imperiali verso i quali si spostò il centro della vita pubblica.

Via Tor de’ Conti, 31/a - tel. 066796146 fax 0669789602 Ingresso gratuito. it Orario: da settembre a giugno Mr e S 17-20; dal 24 dicembre al 6 gennaio feriali 16-20, festivi 10-13 / 16-20; September through June, Wed. and Sat. 17-20; from December 24 through January 6, weekdays 16-20, Sundays and holidays 10-13 / 16-20 1 Museo del Teatro Argentina Teatro Argentina Museum Vi si conservano le memorie dello storico teatro (1732), scene, documenti, fotografie. Memoirs of the historic theatre (1732), scenery, documents, photographs.

Insula Romana Roman Insula Via San Paolo alla Regola, 16. Resti di un “insula” sotto il Palazzo Specchi. Remains of an “insula” underneath Palazzo Specchi. Ipogeo di Via Livenza Ipogeum of Via Livenza Via Livenza, 4. Databile al IV sec. , è decorato con pitture e mosaici. , the Ipogeum is decorated with paintings and mosaics. Ludus Magnus Ludus Magnus Via Labicana. Fu la principale caserma per gladiatori dell’antica Roma. Vi si trovavano gli alloggi ed uno spazio per gli allenamenti. Lodgings and training area of the main barracks for gladiators in ancient Rome.

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