Giovanni Francesco Straparola

Notte prima. Favola II

1550 (First published)

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Author
Giovanni Francesco Straparola
Date
1550 First published
Publication Location Venice
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Language Italian
Notes From Straparola's collection Le piacevoli notti. This is the tale 2 of night 1 (there are no actual titles to the stories). Also known as "Cassandrino", or "Cassandrino the Thief" in English.

English synopsis from the W. G. Waters translation (1894): "Cassandrino, a noted robber, and a friend of the praetor of Perugia, steals the praetor's bed and his horse Liardo, but afterwards becomes a man of probity and good repute."

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