The Decameron

The Decameron


Giovanni Boccaccio

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Arrigo appears in Neifile’s second story (II, 1). He is a German man living in Treviso (Italy) as a poor porter who is renowned for his saintly ways. After his death, the people of Treviso venerate him as a saint. Martellino, Stecchi, and Marchese run into trouble for appearing to mock his sainthood.
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Arrigo Character Timeline in The Decameron

The timeline below shows where the character Arrigo appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 2: First Tale
Faith vs. Religion Theme Icon
Neifile’s tale begins with Arrigo, a German who worked as a porter in Treviso and lived a very holy life.... (full context)