Anichino (Lodovico) appears in Filomena’s seventh tale (VII, 7). Raised in the French royal household, Anichino displays nobility of character when he falls in love from afar (amor du lonh) with the reputation of Madonna Beatrice. He disguises himself as a servant and enters her husband’s household, eventually becoming Beatrice’s lover. In this way, he demonstrates steadfast love and the inherent nobility of a good character.
Anichino (Lodovico) Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Anichino (Lodovico) appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 7: Seventh Tale
Filomena tells the next tale. In Paris, Lodovico (primarily called by his assumed name, Anichino), the son of a Florentine nobleman-turned-merchant, grows up in the French royal household. As a... (full context)