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La Mandragola


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Niccolò Machiavelli (1469—1527) Italian statesman and political philosopher

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Florence

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(1518).

Machiavelli's best-known comedy centres on the attempt of an amorous young Florentine, Callimaco, to seduce Lucrezia, the young wife of an elderly and apparently sexually impotent lawyer, Messer Nicia. ...

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