The Strife of Love in a Dream: Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco Colonna (Classic Reprint)

Francesco Colonna


The Strife of Love in a Dream: Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco Colonna (Classic Reprint)

The Strife of Love in a Dream: Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco Colonna (Classic Reprint)

  • Title: The Strife of Love in a Dream: Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco Colonna (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Francesco Colonna
  • ISBN: 9781528380720
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Hardcover



Excerpt from The Strife of Love in a Dream Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco ColonnaI did not know he wanted it, when it would have been much at his service, for love, and the menage ife would not have been justly vexed by extravagance V ile dammim, after all, the loss of the book, if we look only at the literary merits ofExcerpt from The Strife of Love in a Dream Being the Elizabethan Version of the First Book of the Hypnerotomachia of Francesco ColonnaI did not know he wanted it, when it would have been much at his service, for love, and the menage ife would not have been justly vexed by extravagance V ile dammim, after all, the loss of the book, if we look only at the literary merits of the Hypneroiomaefiia in Elizabethan English The translation is ignorant and unintelligible a meaning cannot be made out of much of it, and the sense, when the translator does deviate into sense, is not always that of his original We have re printed it with absolute fidelity The idea of altering the punctuation was mooted, but where the translator s meaning was obscure, the original text cast no light on it whatever so any alteration would have been conjectural Thus the volume reappears with all its sins on its head, except the horrors of its barbarous illustrations For these miseries, a few examples copied from the original have been substituted Obvious misprints alone have been corrected, and the text is reproduced from the example in the Bodleian Library at Oxford.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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