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Fabula di Orfeo


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(1480).

Early vernacular pastoral play written in the sacra rappresentazione form by Poliziano for court entertainments at Mantua during carnival. Based on a fusion of Virgilian and Ovidian sources, it tells the story of Orpheus's loss of Eurydice.

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Subjects: Literature.


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