The Dialogues of Luisa Sigea, although relatively unknown and unread in recent years, is one of the erotic masterpieces of Western civilzation. It has been. Related Names: Ellis, Albert , Sigea, Luisa ?? Language(s ): English. Published: North Hollywood, Calif.: Brandon House, Subjects. The dialogues of Luisa Sigea (Aloisiae Sigeae Satyra sotadica de arcanis amoris et veneris) Literally translated from the Latin of Nicolas Chorier.

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Sigea writes a small Latin poem, Syntradedicated to her mistress. It is believed that the true author was the Frenchman Nicolas Chorier.

The dialogues of Luisa Sigea (Aloisiae Sigeae Satyra sotadica de arcanis amoris et veneris)

She died in not having returned to courtly life, the place where she could create her literary works, since after that moment she seems to have written only letters. Books by Nicolas Chorier. Lucia marked it as to-read Jan 25, Nicolas Liisa ; Luisa Sigea Find more information about: Nicolas Chorier ; Luisa Sigea. Return to Book Page. The E-mail Address es field is required.

After marrying in she remained at court until when she moved back to Spain. She did not work for the Queen but she served her niece, Princess Maria of Portugal, daughter of King Manoel and one of the richest heiresses in Europe. You already recently rated this item. Allow this favorite library to luissa seen by others Keep this favorite library wigea.


Benjy rated it liked it Jun 03, Clover Youngblood marked it luis to-read Jan 11, This edition included in the paratexts her letter to Pope Paulus III dedicating him a copy of Syntra, as well as eulogistic poems to the book by Portuguese or Italian humanists: Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es.

Showing all editions for ‘The dialogues of Luisa Sigea Aloisiae Sigeae Satyra sotadica de arcanis amoris et veneris ‘. User lists with this item 1 Josef Kyburz items by JosefKyburz updated It could be either to find a post in some court as Latin ladies, teachers or secretaries he knew there were several of them at the Spanish courtor to get them a place in a convent where Latin was needed for prayer and liturgy and where a good command of music meant being admitted without dowry.

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The Colloquium liisa dedicated to the Princess. Siges title translates as “Luisa Sigea Toledana’s Sotadic satire, on the secrets of love and sex; Luisa wrote it in Spanish; it has here been translated into Latin by J. Sometime later he will write a description of Lisbon where he pictures Luisa as a beautiful woman playing at court and praises her poems, pointing at the elegance of her Latin and Greek verses Vlysbonae Regiae Lusitaniae vrbis, Carmen Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

Advanced Search Find a Library. After her time she became part of a national pantheon of wise women, in which names were used to demonstrate how cultivated and civilized a country was. Refresh and try again. In Luisa becomes part of the Portuguese court service. Brian Watson rated it really liked it Jan 15, It is probably her father who impels her to do so, and it is an Italian humanist, Girolamo Britonio, who takes the letter to Rome.


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All of his children were born beforebecause that year the Comunero rebellion in Spain was quelled by royal forces and Lady Maria Pacheco, wife of one of the principal rebels, managed to flee to Portugal accompanied by some of her servants, Diego Sigeo being among them. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Besides these paratexts other books mentioned her as illustrious woman of great knowledge: Victoria marked it as to-read Feb 12, Sigew Forgot your password? In the preface, Luisa shows her gratitude for the leave granted to her to write her work, for having a place to do it, and for the possibility of using the library [‘musaeum’] and the best books in it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In Luisa Sigea married Francisco de Cuevas and received The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.