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Day 3, The First Story - Giovanni Boccaccio - The Decameron (File, MP3)

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  1. Compassion and humanity are lauded in Boccaccio's stories rather than piety. The human condition is of far more interest to Boccaccio than the divine, and is further worth pursuing. The opening story is the first of many stories in The Decameron that poke fun at religion. Cepparello is a terrible man who delights in doing evil things, and yet.
  2. Decameron Third Day, First Story. By Giovanni Boccaccio. Previous Third Day, Introduction Next Third Day, Second Story. Third Day, First Story. Masetto da Lamporecchio Intro. Storyteller: Filostrato; People are sadly mistaken, says Filostrato, if they think that a woman leaves behind her carnal desires when she becomes a nun.
  3. The Decameron (/ d ɪ ˈ k æ m ər ə n /; Italian: Decameron [deˈkaːmeron, dekameˈrɔn, -ˈron] or Decamerone [dekameˈroːne]), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Old Italian: Prencipe Galeotto [ˈprentʃipe ɡaleˈɔtto, ˈprɛn-]) and sometimes nicknamed l'Umana commedia ("the Human comedy"), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (–).Author: Giovanni Boccaccio.
  4. The Decameron is set in , when the Black Death was ravaging the city of Florence, as portrayed by Boccaccio in his famous description of plague's effect on people and places. While chaos reigns in the streets and every friendship or kinship is broken by the plague's fear, seven young gentlewomen gather in the church of Santa Maria Novella.
  5. The Decameron comprises a group of stories united by a frame story. As the frame narrative opens, 10 young people (seven women and three men) flee plague-stricken Florence to a delightful villa in nearby Fiesole. Each rules for a day and sets stipulations for the daily tales to be told by all participants, resulting in a collection of pieces.
  6. Il Decamerone = The Decameron, Giovanni Boccacccio The Decameron is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (–). The book is structured as a frame story containing tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just outside Florence to escape the Black Death, which was afflicting the city/5(K).
  7. Giovanni Boccaccio - Giovanni Boccaccio - The Decameron.: It was probably in the years –53 that Boccaccio composed the Decameron in the form in which it is read today. In the broad sweep of its range and its alternately tragic and comic views of life, it is rightly regarded as his masterpiece. Stylistically, it is the most perfect example of Italian classical prose, and its influence on.
  8. In the untranslated Italian passage in Day 3, Story 10, the original is missing the accents, which have been added using an Italian edition of Decameron (Milan: Mursia, ) as a guide. John Payne’s translation of The Decameron was originally published in a private printing for The Villon Society, London, The American.
  9. Dioneo narrates the final story of the day. In Tunisia lived a year-old girl named Alibech. In Tunisia lived a year-old girl named Alibech. While not a Christian, Alibech was impressed by those Christians around her and asked one how best to serve God.