Legends of Florence: Collected from the People, First Series
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Legends of Florence: Collected from the People, First Series

By Charles Godfrey Leland
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Table of Contents
  • Legends of Florence Collected from the People
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE THREE HORNS OF MESSER GUICCIARDINI
  • THE PILLS OF THE MEDICI
  • FURICCHIA, OR THE EGG-WOMAN OF THE MERCATO VECCHIO
  • THE LANTERNS OF THE STROZZI PALACE
  • THE GOBLIN OF LA VIA DEL CORNO
  • FRATE GIOCONDO, THE MONK OF SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
  • THE LEGEND OF THE CROCE AL TREBBIO
  • THE TWO FAIRIES OF THE WELL a legend of the via calzaioli
  • THE STORY OF THE VIA DELLE SERVE SMARRITE
  • THE BRONZE BOAR OF THE MERCATO NUOVO
    • THE FAIRY OF THE CAMPANILE, OR THE TOWER OF GIOTTO
  • THE GOBLIN OF THE TOWER BELLA TRINITA, OR THE PORTA SAN NICCOLO
  • THE GHOST OF MICHEL ANGELO
  • THE APPARITION OF DANTE
  • LEGENDS OF LA CERTOSA
  • LEGENDS OF THE BRIDGES IN FLORENCE
  • THE BASHFUL LOVER a legend of the chiesa santa lucia in the via de’ bardi
  • LA FORTUNA a legend of the via de’ cerchi
  • THE STORY OF THE UNFINISHED PALACE a legend of the via del proconsolo
  • THE DEVIL OF THE MERCATO VECCHIO
  • SEEING THAT ALL WAS RIGHT a legend of the porta a san nicolò
  • THE ENCHANTED COW OF LA VIA VACCHERECCIA
  • THE WITCH OF THE PORTA ALLA CROCE
  • THE COLUMN OF COSIMO, OR DELLA SANTA TRINITA
  • LEGENDS OF OR’ SAN MICHELE
  • THE WITCH OF THE ARNO
    • LA BELLA STREGA. Nuova Canzonetta di Charles Godfrey Leland.
    • The Beautiful Witch.
    • Il Giardino d’Amore, o La Figlia del Re, e il Contino Stregone.
    • The Garden of Love, or The King’s Daughter and the Wizard Count.
  • STORIES OF SAN MINIATO
  • THE FRIAR’S HEAD OF SANTA MARIA MAGGIORE—THE LADY WHO CONFESSED FOR EVERYBODY—HOLY RELICS
  • BIANCONE, THE GIANT STATUE IN THE SIGNORIA
  • THE RED GOBLIN OF THE BARGELLO
    • LEGENDS OF SAN LORENZO the canon and the debtor, and the cats in the cloister
  • LEGEND OF THE PIAZZA SAN BIAGIO
  • THE SPIRIT OF THE PORTA SAN GALLO
  • STORY OF THE PODESTÀ WHO WAS LONG ON HIS JOURNEY a legend of the duomo
  • LEGENDS OF THE BOBOLI GARDENS: THE OLD GARDENER, AND THE TWO STATUES AND THE FAIRY
  • HOW LA VIA DELLA MOSCA GOT ITS NAME
  • THE ROMAN VASE a legend of bellosguardo
  • THE UNFORTUNATE PRIEST a legend of la via dello scheletro
  • THE MYSTERIOUS FIG-TREE a legend of the via del fico
  • IL PALAZZO FERONI showing how it got its name from a fairy
  • LA VIA DELLE BELLE DONNE
  • THE WIZARD WITH RED TEETH
  • ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE
  • INTIALO the spirit of the haunting shadow
  • CAIN AND HIS WORSHIPPERS the spell of the mirror—the invocation to cain—the witch-history of cain and abel
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