"Il Pentamerone", or "Lo cunto de li cunti" (The Story of Stories), is one of the oldest collections of fairy tales, written down in an embellished style in the Neapolitan dialect by Giambattista Basile (ca. 1575-1632), an Italian soldier and government official. The collection consists of fifty stories told within a frame story.
The Pentamerone - by Giambattista Basile
Thirty two of the tales, following the translation by John Edward Taylor published in 1847.
Stories from Il Pentamerone
Thirty two of the tales, illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stories from the Pentamerone
E-text from the Project Gutenberg.
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