Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313 – 21 December 1375 / Florence)

Giovanni Boccaccio Poems

1. Theodore and Honoria 6/5/2015
2. Sonetto 4/15/2012
3. Balleta 4/15/2012
4. Proem 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Giovanni Boccaccio


Beginneth here the book called Decameron, otherwise Prince Galeotto, wherein are contained one hundred novels told in ten days by seven ladies and three young men.

[Voice: author]

'Tis humane to have compassion on the afflicted; and as it shews well in all, so it is especially demanded of those who have had need of comfort and have found it in others: among whom, if any had ever need thereof or found it precious or delectable, I may be numbered; seeing that from my early youth even to the present I was beyond measure aflame with a most aspiring and noble love more ...

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