Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 The palace of pleasure
(2,175 words)

The palace of pleasure

The palace of pleasure beautified, adorned and well furnished, with pleasaunt histories and excellent nouelles, selected out of diuers good and commendable authors

William Painter

Date: 1566, 1567, 1575 (3 volumes)

Original Language: English


The palace of pleasure is a three-volume work containing a total of 101 tales, in novella form, translated from a variety of Greek, Latin, French and Italian sources. Vol. 1 was published in 15…

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Bennett, Clinton, “ The palace of pleasure”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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