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Fortunatus’ purse

luckless man receives gift of inexhaustible purse. [Ital. Fairy Tale: LLEI, I: 286]
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As Hoy points out, the end of Old Fortunatus "does not altogether accord with the moral scheme of the play as Dekker seems to have conceived it before alteration for court performance was decreed.
Cyprian's Letter to Fortunatus receives only a brief discussion even though Cyprian's work was deeply influential for later Christian authors (for example, Rabanus).
The story's third-person limited perspective shifts between Fortunatus and Agnes, following the poet's philosophical meanderings as he composes his "Life" of saint-to-be Radegunda and the abbess's spiritual meditations as she completes her daily tasks in the convent, until the two paths ultimately cross.
Meeting aliens abroad as experienced in the prose novel Fortunatus (1509) by the eponymous protagonist, in reality by Hans Staden on his journeys (Wahrhafftige Historia, 1557), or by Albrecht Durer, who, on a visit to Brussels in 1520, saw the famous Aztec treasures given to Hernan Cortes by the Aztec ruler Moctezuma, could nonetheless provoke very different reactions: the "reassessment of the physical world .
The summer's conferences closed with a rousing appeal from the Nigerian deputy to the Papal Nuncio to the UN in Geneva, Fortunatus Nwachukwu.
One of my favorite poets is Ausonius--another is Venantius Fortunatus.
Gregory, the exquisite typology of Venantius Fortunatus, the lovely painting of S.
Janicka-Swiderska, Irena 1980 "The contention between Liberalitie and prodigalitie and Old Fortunatus as traditional plays", Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Lodzkiego 66: 63-84.
The line 'Vexilla regis prodeunt', also quoted in the last canto of Dante's Inferno, is adapted from the opening words of a celebrated poem on the cross by the sixth-century author, Venantius Fortunatus.
Models that would have been available to her included Sulpicius Severus' Life of Martin, the writings of Venantius Fortunatus, (26) and the recently composed Life of Boniface.
Sancti" contains two chapters: the first investigates six prose biographies by Venantius Fortunatus and the second explores Gregory of Tour's collection of Lives, the Liber vitaepatrum.
Immolatus vicerit" from "Pange lingua" of Fortunatus is an exultant hymn rejoicing in the Sin-Offering of the Cross.