By Calvin Murarius

ISBN-10: 1494795906

ISBN-13: 9781494795900

one zero one completely humorous and irreverent tales, fables and parables from medieval and renaissance Europe.
Excerpted from numerous 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 incorporated in a protracted record of what have been then often called comedian stories or ‘Schwänke” books. provided 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 packed with old anecdotes, and shock endings, that would satisfaction the fashionable 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 was once it appears that evidently imparted to the sixteenth century readers. This translation makes an attempt to seize many of the unique spirit that was once meant with those stirring tales.

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