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The Palace of Pleasure Volume 2   By: (1540?-1594)

The Palace of Pleasure Volume 2 by William Painter

First Page:

THE

PALACE OF PLEASURE

VOL. II.

Ballantyne Press Ballantyne, Hanson and Co. Edinburgh and London

The

PALACE OF PLEASURE

Elizabethan Versions of Italian and French Novels from Boccaccio, Bandello, Cinthio, Straparola, Queen Margaret of Navarre, and Others

Done Into English

By WILLIAM PAINTER

Now Again Edited For The Fourth Time

By JOSEPH JACOBS

VOL. II.

[Illustration (Publisher's Device): IN NUCE LIBELLUS]

London: Published by David Nutt in the Strand

MDCCCXC

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

VOLUME II.

TOME I. Continued.

Novel Page

XLVII. Galgano and Madonna Minoccia 3 XLVIII. Duke of Venice and Ricciardo 8 XLIX. Filenio Sisterno 18 L. Muleteer's Wife 29 LI. King of Naples 32 LII. Princess of Flanders 38 LIII. Amadour and Florinda 45 LIV. Duke of Florence 75 LV. Francis I. and Count Guillaume 81 LVI. Lady of Pampeluna 84 LVII. Strange Punishment of Adultery 97 LVIII. President of Grenoble 101 LIX. Gentleman of Perche 104 LX. Gentleman That Died of Love 107 LXI. Lady of the French Court 113 LXII. Rolandine 116 LXIII. The Prudent Lady 135 LXIV. Lady of Tours 139 LXV. Doctor of Laws 142

TOME II.

Title 147 Dedication 149 Contents 154 Authorities 158 I. Amazons 159 II. Alexander and Sisigambis 166 III. Timoclia of Thebes 172 IV. Ariobarzanes 176 V. Aristotemus the Tyrant 209 VI. Tanaquil 221 VII. Sophonisba 236 VIII. Poris and Theoxena 252 IX. Lady of Hidrusa 256 X. Empress Faustina 260 XI. Two Maids of Carthage 264 XII. Letters of Trajan 279 XIII. Lamia, Flora, and Lais 301 XIV. Zenobia 311 XV. Euphemia and Acharisto 320 XVI. Marchioness of Monferrato 338 XVII. Ansaldo and Dianora 342 XVIII. Mithridanes and Nathan 348 XIX. Katharine of Bologna 355 XX. Thorello and Saladin 363 XXI. Anne of Hungary 383 XXII. Alexander De Medici 406

THE PALACE OF

Pleasure Beautified

adorned and well furnished

vvith plea[s]aunt Hi[s]tories and

excellent Nouels, [s]elected out

of diuers good and commendable Authours

By William Painter, Clarke of the Ordinaunce and Armorie

ΒΆ Eft[s]ones peru[s]ed corrected and augmented

1575 IMPRINTED AT LONDON by Thomas Mar[s]he.

The Palace of Pleasure.

THE FORTY SEUENTH NOUELL.

A gentleman called Galgano, long time made sute to Madonna Minoccia: her husband sir Stricca (not knowing the same) diuers times praised and commended Galgano, by reason whereof, in the absence of her husband, she sent for him, and yelded herself vnto him, tellinge him what wordes her husbande had spoken of him, and for recompence he refused to dishonest her... Continue reading book >>


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