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One Hundred Apologues

Author(s): Leon Battista Alberti
Contributor(s): Włodzimierz Olszaniec (Editor), Włodzimierz Olszaniec (Translator), Mikołaj Olszewski (Editor)
Subject(s): Cultural history, Theoretical Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Studies of Literature, Philology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Leon Battista Alberti; apologue; Renaissance fable; Apologi centum; moral philosophy of the Renaissance
Summary/Abstract: The work of one of the most eminent Renaissance humanists of the 15th century, Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472). The book consists of one hundred philosophical or allegorical fables, belonging to a literary genre called an apologue. These short stories contain a moral doctrine, often not stated explicitly, which derives from a told story. The books is the first Polish translation by Włodzimierz Olszaniec, supplemented with an academic commentary and a preface.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4310-7
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4302-2
  • Page Count: 144
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish, Latin