The Book of the Courtier

4 January 2006

Suitable New Year’s Resolutions? (From The Book of the Courtier by a Balde­sar Cas­tiglione today, tr. 1561 by Sir Thomas Hoby.)

A Breef Re­hersall of the Chiefe Con­di­tions and Qual­i­ties in a Courtier (extracts)

Of the Chief Con­di­tions and Qual­i­tyes in a Waytyng Gen­tyl­woman (extracts)