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A neo-Latin genre of wittily phrased anecdotes and jokes, usually of an erotic or anticlerical nature, circulated throughout Europe by humanists. The first (and seminal) collection of facetiae was the ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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