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By Calvin Murarius

ISBN-10: 1494795906

ISBN-13: 9781494795900

one hundred and one completely humorous and irreverent tales, fables and parables from medieval and renaissance Europe.
Excerpted from a number of unique works written by way of Johannes Pauli, (1450s-1530s) a Franciscan Friar and eventual administrator of the Barefoot Order of clergymen.
Pauli is a miles cherished German renaissance writer in the course of the sixteenth Century in Europe, his works are integrated in an extended record of what have been then referred to as comedian stories or ‘Schwänke” books. awarded right here for the 1st time, in many years, is a translated number of those tales in no specific order of value. those gritty stories are full of ancient anecdotes, and shock endings, that may satisfaction the fashionable reader. The surprise price, or the punchline, of a few of those tales will go away the reader actually surprised. initially written in an easy and direct demeanour, the ethical of the tale used to be it seems that imparted to the sixteenth century readers. This translation makes an attempt to seize a number of the unique spirit that was once meant with those stirring tales.

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