Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an
important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, ...
Nov 19, 2014 ... Attempts to use passages from Boccaccio's writings to identify .... other Latin
works include De claris mulieribus (1360–74; Concerning Famous ...
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).
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, 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
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 - Famous Medieval Italian writer and one of the founders of the
Renaissance. Get Medieval facts and information about the history of Boccaccio.
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.
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 ...
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Boccaccio's final effort in literature and one of his last works in Italian.