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Your request to send this item has been completed. Write deorjm review Rate this item: 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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Remember me on this computer. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Giovanni Boccaccio Coluccio Salutati. Views Read Edit View history. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. The first printed edition was in Venice at the early date ofof a version with some additions to the Genealogiaand other short works by Boccaccio, shortly followed by an edition of which was the first book printed in Leuven. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The E-mail message field is required. Please enter your name. Boccaccio does his best to make sense of the geneaolgia genealogy of the gods.

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Document, Internet resource Document Type: Manuscripts, Latin Medieval and modern View all subjects. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. 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 gentiluum applause of his more ignorant readers.


Find a copy online Links to this item Front cover image-leaf 33 leaf leaf 71 leaf leaf leaf leaf leaf leaf leaf back cover image. Genealogia deorum gentiliumknown in English as On the Genealogy of the Gods of the Gentilesis a mythography or encyclopedic compilation of the tangled gentklium relationships of the classical pantheons of Ancient Greece and Rome, written in Latin prose from onwards by the Italian author and poet Giovanni Boccaccio.

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These themselves drew on the late antique Christian Fulgentiusand writers of the actual period gebtilium classical paganism, especially Ovid and Statius. But as he also allows for several gods of the same name, the result becomes enormously confusing.

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