De Casibus Virorum Illustrium  

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De Casibus Virorum Illustribus ( "On the Fates of Famous Men" ) is a work of 56 biographies in Latin prose composed by the Florentine figure Giovanni Boccaccio of Certaldo about moral stories of the falls of famous men like his work of 106 biographies On Famous Women.

Contents

Lives recounted

In order, directly translated from Latin edition.

Book One

Book Two

Book Three

Book Four

Book Five

Book Six

Book Seven

Book Eight

See also




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