This article presents a study of two coeval works on morals: the first belongs to the classic Persian tradition, the Golestān (The Rose Garden) by Saʿdi (Shirāz 1210–91 or 1292); the second, Il libro de’ vizî e delle virtudi (Book of Vices and Virtues) by Bono Giamboni (Florence 1240–92), belongs to the first didactic prose in vernacular Italian. The study will specially concern the theme of temperance تعانق qanāʿat, central to both Islamic and Christian morals. An analysis is made of passages dedicated to this theme in both texts, also through comparative observations, in order to identify the approach characteristic to each work.

This article presents a study of two coeval works on morals: the first belongs to the classic Persian tradition, the Golest?n (The Rose Garden) by Sa?di (Shir?z 1210?91 or 1292); the second, Il libro de? viz? e delle virtudi (Book of Vices and Virtues) by Bono Giamboni (Florence 1240?92), belongs to the first didactic prose in vernacular Italian. The study will specially concern the theme of temperance ????? qan??at, central to both Islamic and Christian morals. An analysis is made of passages dedicated to this theme in both texts, also through comparative observations, in order to identify the approach characteristic to each work.

Saʽdi-ye Shirāzi and Bono Giamboni in dialogue: a comparative approach to Temperance

Meneghini Daniela
2019

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This article presents a study of two coeval works on morals: the first belongs to the classic Persian tradition, the Golestān (The Rose Garden) by Saʿdi (Shirāz 1210–91 or 1292); the second, Il libro de’ vizî e delle virtudi (Book of Vices and Virtues) by Bono Giamboni (Florence 1240–92), belongs to the first didactic prose in vernacular Italian. The study will specially concern the theme of temperance تعانق qanāʿat, central to both Islamic and Christian morals. An analysis is made of passages dedicated to this theme in both texts, also through comparative observations, in order to identify the approach characteristic to each work.
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