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Author: Jean, de Meun, d. 1305?
Title: The dodechedron of fortune; or, The exercise of a quick wit. A booke so rarely and strangely composed, that it giueth (after a most admirable manner) a pleasant and ingenious answer to euery demaund; the like whereof hath not heretofore beene published in our English tongue. Being first composed in French by Iohn de Meum, one of the most worthie and famous poets of his time; and dedicated to the French King, Charles the fift, and by him, for the worth and raritie thereof, verie much countenanced, vsed, and priuiledged: and now, for the content of our countrey-men, Englished by Sr. W.B. Knight. The vse of the booke the preface annexed declareth.
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The dodechedron of fortune; or, The exercise of a quick wit. A booke so rarely and strangely composed, that it giueth (after a most admirable manner) a pleasant and ingenious answer to euery demaund; the like whereof hath not heretofore beene published in our English tongue. Being first composed in French by Iohn de Meum, one of the most worthie and famous poets of his time; and dedicated to the French King, Charles the fift, and by him, for the worth and raritie thereof, verie much countenanced, vsed, and priuiledged: and now, for the content of our countrey-men, Englished by Sr. W.B. Knight. The vse of the booke the preface annexed declareth.
Jean, de Meun, d. 1305?, B., W.,

London: Printed by Iohn Pindley, for H. H[ooper] and S. M[an] and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard, at the signe of the Ball, 1613.
Alternate titles: Plaisant jeu du dodechedron de fortune. English Le plaisant jeu du dodechedron de fortune. Exercise of a quick wit.
Notes:
In verse.
A translation of: Le plaisant jeu du dodechedron de fortune.
Another state (STC 17847.2) lacks Hooper's initials in the imprint.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Fortune-telling -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07461.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE FRENCH AVTHOR TO THE READER.
The Translator to the Reader.
poem
THE TABLE OF THE TVVELVE HOVSES.
I. Baribariatas. The 1. House.
The 2. House. Roberparcorp. II.
III. Aldebaram. The 3. House.
The 4. House. Rocha-sascarios. IIII.
V. Algafaraat. The 5. House.
The 6. House. Algrafer. VI.
VII. Hadigat. The 7. House.
The 8. House. Algrasola. VIII.
IX. Carbustaym. The 9. House.
The 10. House. Tammordich. X.
XI. Escabot. The 11. House.
The 12. House. Sariochi. XII.
Allscadabra.
Abrataym.
Alimicantharat.
Barchutaly.
Abbachin.
Harsebrety.
Agrasamal.
Sortigrat.
Feltrīmelchi.
Ambyrac.
Baugosiach.
Ambirac.
Amsacoriel.
Aliarsa.
Alibrat.
Alluata.
Albothon.
Aldebaram.
Allelatha.
Grarayt.
Albachin.
Alameache.
Pharay.
Baroys.
Aldadutam.
Fastīu.
Algarfaray.
Cranlyarny.
Alsebethen.
Atain.
Bartisalus.
Vrangaudip.
Cordap.
Perpolin.
Cabdaldabth.
Sarphados.
Bryntach.
Sarphados.
Sabrazulit.
Belleco.
Gardolitalu.
Gretayn.
Permisuethioch.
Flameòn.
Barthayn.
Cribet.
Saltin.
Cuba.
Tyayram.
Castiphou.
Salumemom.
Lephey.
Thesebrum.
Nego.
Saratom.
Tubery.
Spontencon.
Mathayn.
Onteya.
Gepathom.
Segenon.
Sachaell.
Meleon.
Segatoy.
Syraboy.
Castiphon.
Segalcitayn.
Raloytraton.
Vernomastricon.
Frigoua.
Lizemidaron.
Symyagele.
Bouguch.
Moufon.
Theyphilacon.
Mormon.
Allchoyon.
Sedebelym.
Securaton.
Sinorilo.
Gandarirum.
Goralidit.
Laroth.
Brandamiret.
Bouruos.
Fumiot.
Beraieretha.
Auodobra.
Boratridie.
Astipra.
Berandako.
Vardicata.
Bertugat.
Harmikot.
Sagrebudaly.
Hancestach.
Frakadit.
Banchulitori.
Gormy.
Quatillorety.
Permusbecuoch.
Darchach.
Hancysibathe.
Marchale.
Syoych.
Sormilitat.
Emplichil.
Ortubeus.
Dabrazulit.
Menhedach.
Musach.
Godibell.
Cahdalcohd.
Alnach.
Calhdalach.
Albatuyes.
Alfargalamutadam.
Albelda.
Alfargalmancar.
Aalbe.
Ican.
Algarismaris.
Alhanhan.
Icayn.
Aldibran.
Charabes.
Aldyrach.
Fundel.
Algarisma.
Corbaly.
Algar.
Estiel.
Ramuel.
Amanlis.
Alpharis.
Berhardus.
Alachid.
Map.
Albothon.
Ossturies.
Albeda.
Amalia.