In Emilia’s seventh tale (VII, 1), Gianni Lotteringhi is a wealthy Florentine master-weaver. He is simple and devout and frequently entertains holy men in his home. He is susceptible to the trick his wife, Monna Tessa, uses to warn her lover off—a faux exorcism—because of his religious beliefs. He is the first of Day VII’s tricked husbands.
Gianni Lotteringhi Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Gianni Lotteringhi appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 7: First Tale
...tale with a good prayer to exorcise them. In Florence, successful merchant and devout Christian Gianni Lotteringhi lives with his wife, Monna Tessa. Quick, intelligent Monna Tessa (daughter of Mannuccio dalla Cuculia)... (full context)