- a collection of 100 tales (1353) by Boccaccio.
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Examples from the Web for decameron
It might have been made into one of the stories of the Decameron, but Boccaccio had other designs for it.Epic and Romance
W. P. Ker
The series, designed to equal in number the tales of the Decameron, is incomplete.A History of French Literature
The same word-play occurs at least once more in the Decameron.The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio
Yet you will scarcely find him in all the hundred tales of the Decameron.
So begins the series of immortal tales which compose the Decameron.
Word Origin and History for decameron
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