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The last of the one hundred and six chapters conforming Boccaccio's De mulieribus claris is devoted to queen Joanna of Naples. The addition of this life implies a certain degree of anomaly in the tradition of exemplary literature because of two reasons. Firstly, the Angevin sovereign was in her early thirties when the author finished the composition of his collection and, secondly, because the description of the monarch's life that Boccaccio provides can be said far from objective narration anddoi:10.6018/er/373771 fatcat:akksbbefkzcu3ew6pzlsfnvazi