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Zineuʹra

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in the Decameron of Boccaccio (day ii. novel 9), is the Imogen of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. In male attire Zineura assumed the name of Sicuraʹno da Finale, and Imogen of Fideʹle. Zineura’s husband was Bernard Lomellin, and the villain was Ambrose. Imogen’s husband was Posthumus Leonatus, and the villain Iachimo. In Shakespeare, the British king Cymbeline takes the place assigned by Boccaccio to the sultan.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Zindikites
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Zist
Zobeide
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Zoilos (Latin, Zoilus.)
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Zoliverein
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