In Dioneo’s seventh tale (VII, 10), Meuccio di Tura is a young man living in Siena who is friends with Tingoccio Mini and an admirer of Mita. He represents the excessive credulity of the Sienese, since he whole-heartedly believes that sleeping with the mother of a godchild is committing a sin—incest—that will be punished with damnation.
Meuccio di Tura Character Timeline in The Decameron
The timeline below shows where the character Meuccio di Tura appears in The Decameron. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Day 7: Tenth Tale
...afraid of, then declared, “There’s nothing special down here about the mother of a godchild.” Meuccio di Tura hears this with relief, laughing at his stupidity for avoiding the mothers of his own... (full context)