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Galateo

by Giovanni della Casa

"Galateo" by Giovanni della Casa is a timeless masterpiece of Renaissance literature that delves into the intricacies of social etiquette and human behavior. In this captivating work, della Casa offers readers an engaging and enlightening journey into the refined society of 16th-century Italy. With a keen eye for detail and a sharp wit, della Casa explores the art of polite conversation, table manners, dress codes, and the complexities of navigating the delicate intricacies of human interaction. As readers delve deeper into "Galateo," they encounter a treasure trove of practical advice and timeless wisdom that remains relevant even in today's world. But "Galateo" is more than just a guide to manners; it's a philosophical exploration of human nature itself. Through his insightful anecdotes and clever observations, della Casa encourages readers to reflect on the essence of civility, respect, and empathy in human relationships. As you immerse yourself in the pages of "Galateo," you'll find yourself transported to a bygone era where societal norms were shaped with elegance and grace. Whether you're a scholar of history, a connoisseur of etiquette, or simply someone seeking to navigate the complexities of modern social interactions, this book offers a fascinating glimpse into the timeless pursuit of courtesy and decorum. In a world where the art of civility can sometimes be overlooked, "Galateo" serves as a compelling reminder of the enduring importance of politeness, making it a must-read for anyone intrigued by the intricacies of human behavior and the enduring relevance of manners.

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Language

English

Original Language

Italian

Published In

1558

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Giovanni della Casa (1503-1556) was an Italian poet, diplomat, and writer on etiquette. He is best known for his book Il Galateo, a treatise on manners that was published in 1558.Della Casa was born i...

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