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Sir Thomas More

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François Rabelais (c. 1494—1553) French satirist

 

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Or ‘shadow city’. The capital of Sir Thomas More's Utopia. Rabelais (La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel II. xxiii) uses the name ‘Amaurotes’ for an imaginary people invaded by the Dipsodes.

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