By Calvin Murarius

ISBN-10: 1494795906

ISBN-13: 9781494795900

one hundred and one absolutely humorous and irreverent tales, fables and parables from medieval and renaissance Europe.
Excerpted from numerous unique works written by means of Johannes Pauli, (1450s-1530s) a Franciscan Friar and eventual administrator of the Barefoot Order of priests.
Pauli is a miles loved German renaissance writer through the sixteenth Century in Europe, his works are integrated in an extended record of what have been then often called comedian stories or ‘Schwänke” books. provided right here for the 1st time, in decades, is a translated choice of those tales in no specific order of significance. those gritty stories are jam-packed with historic anecdotes, and shock endings, that may pride the trendy reader. The surprise price, or the punchline, of a few of those tales will depart the reader really surprised. initially written in an easy and direct demeanour, the ethical of the tale used to be evidently imparted to the sixteenth century readers. This translation makes an attempt to trap a number of the unique spirit that was once meant with those stirring tales.

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