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ethics of nature in the Middle Ages

on Boccaccio"s poetaphysics

by Gregory B. Stone

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-246) and index.

    StatementGregory B. Stone.
    SeriesThe new Middle Ages
    LC ClassificationsPQ4286 .S76 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p. ;
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL347565M
    ISBN 100312213530
    LC Control Number98006689

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