Genealogia deorum Gentilium Libri – 2 Vols. [Giovanni Boccaccio] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Before each book I plan to set a tree; at the root sits the father of the line, and on the branches, in genealogical order, all his progeny, so that. Bibliographic information. QR code for Genealogia deorum gentilium. Title, Genealogia deorum gentilium. Author, Giovanni Boccaccio. Publisher, Sym. de Gabis.

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You may have already requested this item. The Genealogia was unkindly described by Edward Gibbon in his Decline and Fall as “a work, in that age, of stupendous erudition, and which he ostentatiously sprinkled with Greek characters and passages, to excite the wonder and applause of his more ignorant readers.

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Similar Items Related Subjects: Manuscripts, Latin Medieval and modern Mythology, Classical. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. No subsequent mythographer followed his method of organizing material, yet Boccaccio’s Genealogia retained its prestige and was to remain the most important mythological manual until the late sixteenth century.


Boccaccio was responsible for spreading the story, which he credited to Theodontiusthat Demogorgon was the ancestor of all the heathen gods — based on a misspelled scholion to Statiuswhich had intended to claim ancestry for Plato’s Demiurge. But as he also allows for several gods of the same name, the result becomes enormously confusing.

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