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(493) Griseldis

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Discovered 1902 Sept. 7 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named for the lady proverbial for her virtue and patience. She appears in the Decamerone by the Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375) and in an opera by Paer (1771–1839). (H 53)

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