Bella donna mia d’un sì bel fuoco – Ludovico Ariosto

Bella donna mia d’un sì bel fuoco – Ludovico Ariosto La bella donna mia d’un sì bel fuoco, e di sì bella neve ha il…

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Amor, io non potrei – Ludovico Ariosto

Amor, io non potrei – Ludovico Ariosto Amor, io non potrei aver da te se non ricca mercede, poi che quant’amo lei – Madonna vede….

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Occhi miei belli – Ludovico Ariosto

Occhi miei belli – Ludovico Ariosto Occhi miei belli, mentre ch’ i’ vi miro, per dolcezza inefabil ch’io ne sento, vola, come falcon c’ ha…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 21

Orlando Furioso Canto 21 ARGUMENT Zerbino for Gabrina, who a heart Of asp appears to bear, contends. O’erthrown, The Fleming falls upon the other part,…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 10

Orlando Furioso Canto 10 ARGUMENT Another love assails Bireno’s breast, Who leaves one night Olympia on the shore. To Logistilla’s holy realm addressed, Rogero goes,…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 20

Orlando Furioso Canto 20 ARGUMENT Guido and his from that foul haunt retire, While all Astolpho chases with his horn, Who to all quarters of…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 9

Orlando Furioso Canto 9 ARGUMENT So far Orlando wends, he comes to where He of old Proteus’ hears the cruel use But feels such pity…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 19

Orlando Furioso Canto 19 ARGUMENT Medoro, by Angelica’s quaint hand, Is healed, and weds, and bears her to Catay. At length Marphisa, with the chosen…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 8

Orlando Furioso Canto 8 ARGUMENT Rogero flies; Astolpho with the rest, To their true shape Melissa does restore; Rinaldo levies knights and squadrons, pressed In…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 18

Orlando Furioso Canto 18 ARGUMENT Gryphon is venged. Sir Mandricardo goes In search of Argier’s king. Charles wins the fight. Marphisa Norandino’s men o’erthrows. Due…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 7

Orlando Furioso Canto 7 ARGUMENT Rogero, as directed by the pair, The giantess Eriphila o’erthrows. That done, he to Alcina’s labyrinth, where More than one…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 22

Orlando Furioso Canto 22 ARGUMENT Atlantes’ magic towers Astolpho wight Destroys, and frees his thralls from prison-cell. Bradamant finds Rogero, who in fight O’erthrows four…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 6

Orlando Furioso Canto 6 ARGUMENT Ariodantes has, a worthy meed, With his loved bride, the fief of Albany. Meantime Rogero, on the flying steed, Arrives…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 15

Orlando Furioso Canto 15 ARGUMENT Round about Paris every where are spread The assailing hosts of Africa and Spain. Astolpho home by Logistilla sped, Binds…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 5

Orlando Furioso Canto 5 ARGUMENT Lurcanio, by a false report abused, Deemed by Geneura’s fault his brother dead, Weening the faithless duke, whom she refused,…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 17

Orlando Furioso Canto 17 ARGUMENT Charles goes, with his, against King Rodomont. Gryphon in Norandino’s tournament Does mighty deeds; Martano turns his front, Showing how…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 4

Orlando Furioso Canto 4 ARGUMENT The old Atlantes suffers fatal wreck, Foiled by the ring, and young Rogero freed, Who soars in air till he…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 13

Orlando Furioso Canto 13 ARGUMENT The Count Orlando of the damsel bland Who loves Zerbino, hears the piteous woes. Next puts to death the felons…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 3

Orlando Furioso Canto 3 ARGUMENT Restored to sense, the beauteous Bradamant Finds sage Melissa in the vaulted tomb, And hears from her of many a…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 16

Orlando Furioso Canto 16 ARGUMENT Gryphon finds traitorous Origilla nigh Damascus city, with Martano vile. Slaughtered the Saracens and Christians lie By thousands and by…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 2

Orlando Furioso Canto 2 ARGUMENT A hermit parts, by means of hollow sprite, The two redoubted rivals’ dangerous play; Rinaldo goes where Love and Hope…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 12

Orlando Furioso Canto 12 ARGUMENT Orlando, full of rage, pursues a knight Who bears by force his lady-love away, And comes where old Atlantes, by…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 1

Orlando Furioso Canto 1 CANTO 1 ARGUMENT Angelica, whom pressing danger frights, Flies in disorder through the greenwood shade. Rinaldo’s horse escapes: he, following, fights…

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Orlando Furioso Canto 11

Orlando Furioso Canto 11 ARGUMENT Assisted by the magic ring she wears, Angelica evanishes from view. Next in a damsel, whom a giant bears Beneath…

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