Agnolella is the beautiful and charming woman whom Pietro Boccamazza loves in Elissa’s fifth tale (V, 3). She shows more attention and quicker wit than Pietro when she’s able to escape an attack on the road and preserve herself from roving brigands in the forest. She also demonstrates the steadfastness of a true lover and is rewarded with marriage to her sweetheart in the end.
Agnolella Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Agnolella appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 5: Third Tale
...the rump of the civilized world—a young gentleman named Pietro Boccamazza falls in love with Agnolella, the daughter of a common but well-respected man. Pietro wants to marry Agnolella, but his... (full context)
...wrong fork of the road, they are quickly accosted by soldiers from a nearby castle. Agnolella spurs her horse in time to escape, but the soldiers capture Pietro. Since they belong... (full context)