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Palazzo Tolomei

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Description: Siena: Constructing the Renaissance City
Aeneas Silvius Piccolominis Historia de duobus amantibus is a tale of disappointed love with a domestic setting. While the wider context of the narrative is the city of Siena, Eurialus and Lucrezia’s relationship revolves around the family palace and the courtier’s successful attempts to gain entry to the closed world of the private home. As the tale makes clear, such access was...
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Related print edition pages: pp.47-57

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