The Internet Wiretap edition of
THE CITY OF THE SUN, by TOMMASO CAMPANELLA.
From Ideal Commonwealths,
P.F. Collier & Son, New York.
(c)1901 The Colonial Press [expired]
Prepared by Kirk Crady <email@example.com>
from scanner output provided by Internet Wiretap.
This book is in the public domain, released August 1993.
THE CITY OF THE SUN
A Poetical Dialogue between a Grandmaster of the Knights
Hospitallers and a Genoese Sea-Captain, his guest.
G.M. Prithee, now, tell me what happened to you during
Capt. I have already told you how I wandered
over the whole earth. In the course of my journeying I came
to Taprobane, and was compelled to go ashore at a place, where
through fear of the inhabitants I remained in a wood. When I
stepped out of this I found myself on a large plain immediately
under the equator.
G.M. And what befell you here?
Capt. I came upon a large crowd of men and armed women,
many of whom did not understand our language, and t . . .