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Subject: Re: Shakespearean Names
Author: Nanaea   (Authenticated as Nanaea)
Date: August 16, 2001 at 5:24:13 PM
Reply to: Shakespearean Names by Nivien
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Orsino (Italian) "little bear". See Orson

See Antonio .

Curio (Italian; Latin) "priest"; from the Latin word "curio", a priest of a curia -- one of the 30 divisions into which the Roman patricians were divided by Romulus . "Curia" was also the name given to the meeting-place of the senate at Rome.

See Malvolio . The meaning of this name is especially apt for the character created by Shakespeare.

Feste (Italian). See Faustus .

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