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Published by Everymans Library .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Everyman"s Library (Paper

ContributionsVirginia Cox (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7592707M
ISBN 100460875027
ISBN 109780460875028

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  texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The book of the courtier by Castiglione, Baldassarre, conte, ; Opdyke, Leonard Eckstein, Publication date Topics Courts and courtiers, CourtesyPages: About The Book of the Courtier ‘The courtier has to imbue with grace his movements, his gestures, his way of doing things and in short, his every action’ In The Book of the Courtier (), Baldesar Castiglione, a diplomat and Papal Nuncio to Rome, sets out .   Organized as a series of fictional conversations that occur between the courtiers of the Duke of Urbino in , “The Book of the Courtier” is a book of manners and etiquette and discusses the expectations for a perfect courtier/5(15). The Book of the Courtier (Italian: Il Cortegiano) is a courtesy was written by Baldassare Castiglione over the course of many years, beginning in , and published in by the Aldine Press in Venice just before his death; an English edition was published in It addresses the constitution of a perfect courtier, and in its last installment, a perfect lady.