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ERASTUS Histoire pitoyable du prince Erastus, fils de Diocletien empereur de Romme. Traduite d'italien en françois

ERASTUS

Histoire pitoyable du prince Erastus, fils de Diocletien empereur de Romme. Traduite d'italien en françois

Par Benoist Rigaud, à Lyon 1578, In 16 (7,5x11,5cm), (1) 221ff. (2), relié.


New edition. Rare. The earliest edition found in libraries is that of 1568 held by the British Library. Title page with engraved frame. Brunet III, 207. Calf Solid granite eighteenth. Smooth back the Grotesque. The work is a novel adaptation of the seven sages of Rome. The reference refers to Italian translation of The compassionevoli Avvenimenti Erasto (1542), imitation narrative; many European countries gave themselves a version such as Spain and England. The story of the Seven Wise Men of oral tradition, Its origin is complex, and some speak of an Arab origin whose book Sinbad is the model; the west knew this story by the Latin text at the beginning of the twelfth by Jehans Dam. The son of the Emperor Diocletian is called, after being taught by seven sages, at the bedside of his dying father. Her stepmother, the queen, falls in love and accuses him of rape. Sentenced to death, the seven sages each tell a story to the king who suspends the execution of a day. The queen will ultimately sentenced to death. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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