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 Le sei giornate
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Le sei giornate

‘The six days’

Sebastiano Erizzo

Date: 1567

Original Language: Italian


Erizzo’s Sei giornate was published under the prestigious protection of Lodovico Dolce, who did not limit himself to publishing classical authors, but also assumed the role of talent scout (di Filippo Bareggi, Il mestiere di scrivere, p. 59). The work is a collection of short stories and is often described as yet another imitator of Boccaccio’s Decameron – justifiably, since Erizzo does im…

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Schwarz Lausten, Pia, “ Le sei giornate”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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