Novellino of Masuccio – Barbarossa before the Soldan

A scene from the Novellino by Masuccio Salernitano. Masuccio Salernitano (1410 to 1475), born Tommaso Guardati, was an Italian poet. Born in Salerno or Sorrento, he is best known today for Il Novellino, a collection of 50 short stories, each prefaced by a letter of dedication to a famous person and with an epilogue containing the moral of the story. Barbarossa before the Soldan

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.