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University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 16 - Guerino Meschino (Video Orientation)

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5-2014

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Video orientation to Ms. Codex 16 - Andrea, da Barberino, b. ca. 1370 - Guerino Meschino.

Summary: Romance about Guerino, son of an Italian prince. Separated from his parents as a baby and deprived of his royal status (dubbed "Meschino," "Wretched"), he embarks on a number of chivalric adventures, travels the world, discovers his identity, and returns to recapture his kingdom. This work is also known as Guerino il Meschino, Guerrino detto il Meschino and Meschino da Durazzo.

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medieval manuscripts

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Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities

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University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 16 - Guerino Meschino (Video Orientation)

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