The Book of the Courtier

The Book Of The Courtier

Book by Baldassare Castiglione

  • Originally published
    1528
  • Author
    Baldassare Castiglione
  • Subject
    Etiquette
  • Publisher
    Aldine Press
  • Original language
    Italian
  • Characters
    Emilia Pia
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    Lodovico da Canossa
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    Gaspare Pallavicino
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    Bernardo Dovizi
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    Pietro Bembo
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    Elisabetta Gonzaga
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  • About

    The Book of the Courtier is a courtesy book or book of manners which dealt with issues of etiquette, behaviour and morals, particularly at princely, or royal courts. Courtesy literature can be traced back to 13th century German and Italian writers.

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