Mar 27, 2014
DalTheatre's latest journey through the human condition
"Compassion" is the word to describe DalTheatre production of The Decameron - but not the only word.
The Chronicle Herald
A liberating tale of life and death
DalTheatre's Meagan Marshall and Hilary Adams star in the production of The Decameron, onstage at the Dunn Theatre to Saturday.
Since September 2013, the National Gallery of Art acquired an important cross section of art from the 15th through 20th centuries, including the first illustrated publication of De claris mulieribus by Giovanni Boccaccio; 15th- and 16th-century tempera-and-gold drawings on vellum by Zanobi Strozzi and Simon Bening; a 17th-century banquet piece by ... (more)
Joan Acocella: A new translation of Boccaccio's Decameron.
In 1348, the Black Death, the most devastating epidemic in European history, swept across the continent.
Happy birthday, Giovanni Boccaccio
Through 20 December 2013, the University of Manchester and Bristol will celebrate the 700th anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio, author of the 1351 Decameron, a collection of 100 tales ranging from the erotic to the tragic, with an exhibition.