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Los Cuentos de Canterbury Geoffrey Chaucer libro completo

Los Cuentos de Canterbury (titulo original The Canterbury Tales) es una colección de historias escritas por Geoffrey Chaucer entre 1386 y 1389. Es una de las más importantes obras de la literatura... [[ Esta es una parte del post, si quieres leerl...
by Leer para crecer on Aug 16, 2016

Inerzia #6: l’ambiente arabo e il grande Avicenna

di Antonio Sparzani Nel prologo generale ai Racconti di Canterbury che Geoffrey Chaucer, una volta smesso il mestiere di controllore delle dogane, scrive nel 1387, viene presentato, tra i variopinti personaggi che formeranno la compagnia di pellegrin...
by la poesia e lo spirito on Dec 20, 2015

The Knight’s Tale

Every single day this week Geoffrey Chaucer came up in discussion, and only once in class! So it seemed like no coincidence when an old textbook I was consulting for something else entirely reported that on this very day in 1397 he first read the Can...
by streets of salem on Apr 17, 2015

By nature, men love newfangledness

  ” By nature, men love newfangledness. ” Geoffrey Chaucer You can join our newsletter and receive special content, news, offers and promotions from us. Enter your details bellow and hit subscribe. First Name Last name Email The pos...

Chaucer as a Social Chronicler of His Age

PreambleChaucer has been lavishly eulogized to be the greatest social chronicler of the 14th century England. His acknowledged magnum opus The Canterbury Tales mirrored an all-embracing portrait of the social, economic, cultural, and religious milieu...
by Tanvir's Blog on Nov 3, 2014

Magnier: Surprised if Australia Doesn’t Win Derby

Despite the recent support for Geoffrey Chaucer, John Magnier is confident Australia will take out the Investec Derby at Epsom.The post Magnier: Surprised if Australia Doesn’t Win Derby appeared first on Horse Racing UK.
by Horse Racing on May 26, 2014

Books To Get You In The Passover Spirit

It’s that time again, ladies and gents: that’s right, the Passover and Easter season. Easter bunnies everywhere, Manischewitz wine flying off the shelves- you know the drill. We’ll be celebrating both in my house, and I’m the...
by Book Riot on Apr 14, 2014

Geoffrey Chaucer

The Love UnfeignedO YONGE fresshe folkes, he or she,In which that love up groweth with your age,Repeyreth hoom from worldly vanitee,And of your herte up-casteth the visageTo thilke god that after his imageYow made, and thinketh al nis but a fayreThis...
by Poetical Quill Souls on Mar 20, 2014

Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales in Canterbury, Kent is a recreation of medieval life celebrating Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, written at the end of the 14th century.Costumed guides take visitors through a recreated Medieval setting starting in a London...
by Devon Visitor on Mar 18, 2014

Quote of the Day for Friday March 15, 2013

Time and tide wait for no man. (Author, Geoffrey Chaucer) Continue reading →...
by collinmccabe on Mar 14, 2013

Geoffrey Chaucer Quick Facts

Geoffrey Chaucer 14th century English poet, philosopher, courtier, civil servant and diplomat. Full Name: Geoffrey Chaucer Also Known as: Father of English Literature Birth: 1343? Death: 1400? Cause of death: ? Place of Death: ? Place of Birth...
by Tanvir's Blog on Jul 11, 2012

Just Some Stuff Inspired By The Virgin Mary

Angelus ad Virginem was a popular carol in the Middle Ages. Its author is unknown and it's likely it landed in Britain/Ireland by way of French Franciscan friars. It was mentioned in Chaucer's gaudy and vulgar Miller's Tale. Here is a musical compos...
by The Commenator on Apr 10, 2012

A Journey Into Middle English

Emily (Emilia) from Chaucer's The Knight's Tale in The Canterbury Tales. Or as I call it, "Two dudes fight for chick who  knows not they live." In iambic pantemeter of course. Thus ends bad poet's short post in view plain.
by The Commenator on Apr 8, 2012

Chaucer Road, Poets Corner – new instruction

A beautifully presented and tastefully decorated four bedroom three storey Edwardian semi detached family home, situated on the highly sought-after upper slopes of Poet’s Corner. Located at the southern end of Chaucer Road. Full brochure, floorplan...

Reading Matters

Ever since I first learned to read books have enthralled and fascinated me in a way that almost nothing else has. I have had a love affair with the printed word since I used to fall asleep reading them. Despite admonitions from my mother about ruinin...
by My Ink Project on Feb 14, 2012


Today is Saint Cyril's day. Because Saint Cyril was the greatest missionary to the Slavs, the Cyrillic alphabet is named after him. Cyril died 1143 years ago today.It is also the day of Saint Methodius, Cyril's brother. So far as I can tell there are...
by Inky Fool on Feb 14, 2012

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