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Translating the Past: Laurent De Premierfait and Boccaccio's De Casibus
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from J Paul Getty Museum Pubns (December 8, 2008)
9780892369355 | details & prices | 280 pages | 7.00 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 2.80 lbs | List price $60.00
About: In 1409 Laurent de Premierfait produced a French translation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s De casibus virorum illustrium, a fourteenth-century text containing cautionary historical tales that exemplify the corrupting effects of power.