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Giovanni Boccaccio

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Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, ...

Giovanni Boccaccio | Italian poet and scholar | Britannica.com

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Nov 19, 2014 ... Attempts to use passages from Boccaccio's writings to identify .... other Latin works include De claris mulieribus (1360–74; Concerning Famous ...

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Little is known of this period of Boccaccio's life, but his works written between ... of 104 famous women from Eve to Queen Joan of Naples, with moralistic intent).

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Giovanni Boccaccio was born to a Tuscan merchant, Boccaccio di Chellino and an ... His works were an inspiration for Chaucer and Shakespeare, speaking to the value and timelessness of his work. ... On Famous Women Giovanni Boccaccio.

Boccaccio, Giovanni - Infoplease

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Boccaccio, Giovanni , 1313–75, Italian poet and storyteller, author of the Decameron. ... Latin and Greek scholar and worked vigorously to reintroduce Greek works. ... he began the lectures which became his famous Commento on the Inferno.

Boccaccio | Italy

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Boccaccio composed ground-breaking literary works during his lifetime that built ... found inspiration during this difficult time for one of his most famous works, ...

Boccaccio - Medieval Life and Times

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Boccaccio - Famous Medieval Italian writer and one of the founders of the Renaissance. Get Medieval facts and information about the history of Boccaccio.

Decameron Web | Boccaccio - Brown University

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Jan 25, 2014 ... Boccaccio's Life and Works ... founded in 988) was renowned in those days for its famous jurists -- specialists in the canon or ecclesiastical law.

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All the above works show Boccaccio closely bound to the medieval tradition of moral ... His most famous work—and the one most often censored—is the ...

Boccaccio - New World Encyclopedia

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Aug 31, 2014 ... Boccaccio's characters are notable for their era in that they are ... it was Boccaccio's final effort in literature and one of his last works in Italian.

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Giovanni Boccaccio Biography - A significant figure in the history of Italian literature, ... Giovanni on the other hand was impressed by the works of Dante and ...

Life and works of Giovanni Boccaccio - Certaldo

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Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), most famous as the author of the ... In one of his works he relates that, at the age of seven, before he had ever seen a book of  ...

Giovanni Boccaccio: Biography, Facts & Works | Study.com

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In this lesson, we will explore the life of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), a world -renowned Italian scholar. We'll look at how his works influenced notable ...