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Serendipity and the three princes

Serendipity and the three princes

from the "Peregrinaggio" of 1557

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman (Okla.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as: "Peregrinaggio di tre giovani figliuoli del re di Serendippo" : Venice: Michele Tramezzino, 1557.

Statementedited by Theodore G. Remer ; with a preface by W.S. Lewis.
ContributionsRemer, Theodore G.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18972609M

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The word "serendipity" was coined in by Horace Walpole. He drew it from an English variation of the Persian fairy tale "The Three Princes of Serendip," which was about three princes who always made discoveries that they were not looking for on their adventures.

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Etymology. The first noted use of "serendipity" in the English language was by Horace Walpole on 28 January In a letter he wrote to his friend Horace Mann, Walpole explained an unexpected discovery he had made about a lost painting of Bianca Cappello by Giorgio Vasari by reference to a Persian fairy tale, The Three Princes of princes, he told his correspondent, were "always.

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