Medieval Tales and Stories: 108 Prose Narratives of the Middle Ages
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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The Medieval Short Story in Its Context
From Discipline clericalis
From Sermones feriales et communes
From Il Novellino
From Cesta Romanorum
From El Conde Lucanor
From Il Pecorone
From Il Trecentonovelle
From Les cent nouvelles nouvelles
From Dil Ulenspiegel
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