Season 4, Episode 3: Massimo Riva on The Decameron
In 1348 the Black Death Plague took as a third of the population. In Florence Italy, Giovanni Boccaccio wrote The Decameron in response to the plague, a classic that has lasted down the ages. We have on Professor Massimo Riva to talk about this book which has so much wisdom for the present day.
Further Reading: Decameron Web
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