Genealogia deorum Gentilium Libri – 2 Vols. [Giovanni Boccaccio] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Before each book I plan to set a tree; at the root sits the father of the line, and on the branches, in genealogical order, all his progeny, so that. Bibliographic information. QR code for Genealogia deorum gentilium. Title, Genealogia deorum gentilium. Author, Giovanni Boccaccio. Publisher, Sym. de Gabis.

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Manuscripts, Latin Medieval and modern Mythology, Classical. Digital Library Federation, December Special Collections Research Center. Four further Italian incunabulum editions were published including inand a French translation in or Citations are based on reference standards. Mythological genealogies, includes illuminations, genealogical tables and capitals. WorldCat is the world’s largest gentiilium catalog, helping you find library materials online. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

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University of Chicago Library, []. Boccaccio was responsible for spreading the story, which he credited to Theodontiusthat Demogorgon was the ancestor of all the heathen gods — based on a misspelled scholion to Statiuswhich had intended to claim ancestry for Plato’s Demiurge. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

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However, formatting rules can vary widely between gfntilium and fields of interest or study. The Genealogia was unkindly described by Edward Gibbon in his Decline and Fall as “a work, in that age, of stupendous erudition, and which he ostentatiously sprinkled with Greek characters and passages, to excite the wonder and applause of his more ignorant readers.

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The name field is required. But as he also allows for several gods of the same name, the result becomes enormously confusing. All survive in healthy numbers, confirming the popularity of the work, which was reprinted in many more 16th century editions, some illustrated. The full range of genealogies of the classical Gods are described in the fifteen books, drawing on the standard earlier works, especially the Liber imaginum deoruma 12th-century treatise by the otherwise unknown Albricus possibly Alexander Neckamand the older so-called Vatican Mythographies.


Genealogia deorum gentiliumknown in English as On the Genealogy of the Gods of the Gentilesis a mythography or encyclopedic compilation of the tangled family relationships of the classical pantheons of Ancient Greece and Rome, written in Latin prose from onwards by the Italian author and poet Giovanni Boccaccio.

Giovanni Boccaccio Coluccio Salutati. Please enter your name. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. These themselves drew on the late antique Christian Fulgentiusand writers of the actual period of classical paganism, especially Ovid and Statius. Your genealoiga to send this item has been completed.

Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Boccaccio does his best to make sense of the complex genealogy of the gods. Find a copy online Links to this item Front cover image-leaf 33 leaf leaf 71 leaf leaf leaf leaf genealogoa leaf leaf back cover image.

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