The Tale of Two Lovers (Library of World Literature)

The Tale of Two Lovers (Library of World Literature)I was curious about this epistolary novel one of the first of its kind for two reasons that Aeneas Piccolomini later Pope Pius II wrote it and because it is one of the most popular novels of the fifteenth century Its raunchiness has been exaggerated but for its time it was considered pretty racy Not quite what I expected but a pretty good read and from time to time, some sound advice And I like the concluding paragraph And now, my dearest Marianus, you have heard the out come of this love, a true story and an unhappy one And may all who read it take a lesson from others that will be useful to themselves let them beware to drink the cup of love, that holds far of bitter than of sweet. I wonder if anybody would be interested in this if it was by a different author Hardly remarkable. The Tale Of Two Lovers Latin Historia De Duobus Amantibus Written In Was One Of The Bestselling Books Of The Fifteenth Century, Even Before Its Author, Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, Became Pope Pius II It Is One Of The Earliest Examples Of An Epistolary Novel, Full Of Erotic Imagery The First Printed Edition Was Published By Ulrich Zel In Cologne Between And The Novel Is Set In Siena, And Centers Around The Love Story Of Lucretia, A Married Woman, And Euryalus, One Of The Men Waiting On The Duke Of Austria After An Uncertain Beginning, In Which Each Is In Love But Unaware That It Is Reciprocated, They Begin A Correspondence, Which Takes Up Much Of The Rest Of The Novel Before Writing His First Love Letter, Euryalus Quotes Virgil In Defence Of His Position, Amor Vincit Omnia Et Nos Cedamus Amori A Pukka Classic From Arepoz

Pope Pius II Latin Pius PP II, Italian Pio II , born Enea Silvio Bartolomeo Piccolomini Latin Aeneas Silvius Bartholomeus was the head of the Catholic Church from 19 August 1458 to his death in 1464 He was born at Corsignano in the Sienese territory of a noble but decayed family His longest and most enduring work is the story of his life, the Commentaries, which is the only autobiography e

[BOOKS] ✮ The Tale of Two Lovers (Library of World Literature) By Pope Pius II –
  • Paperback
  • 76 pages
  • The Tale of Two Lovers (Library of World Literature)
  • Pope Pius II
  • 03 October 2019
  • 9781453853061

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