Giovanni Francesco Straparola

Notte prima. Favola III

1550 (First published)

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Author
Giovanni Francesco Straparola
Date
1550 First published
Publication Location Venice
Genre
Language Italian
Notes From Straparola's collection Le piacevoli notti. This is the tale 3 of night 1 (there are no actual titles to the stories). Also known as "Pre Scarpafico", or "The Priest Scarpafico" in English.

English synopsis from the W. G. Waters translation (1894): "Pre Scarpafico, having been once duped by three robbers, dupes them thrice in return, and lives happily the rest of his days."

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