Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On
Famous Women. As a poet who wrote in the Italian vernacular, Boccaccio is ...
Nov 19, 2014 ... Boccaccio's early works had an immediate effect outside Italy: Geoffrey ....
Concerning Famous Women), a collection of biographies of famous ...
Giovanni Boccaccio Biography - A significant figure in the history of Italian
literature, ... Giovanni on the other hand was impressed by the works of Dante
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
Little is known of this period of Boccaccio's life, but his works written between
1341 ... and De claris mulieribus (biographies of 104 famous women from Eve to
Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and ...
author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous
Boccaccio composed ground-breaking literary works during his lifetime that built
... found inspiration during this difficult time for one of his most famous works, ...
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.
Boccaccio, Giovanni , 1313–75, Italian poet and storyteller, author of the
Decameron. ... Other early works include the poem Filostrato, which infused the
legendary ... biographies of famous men, the second of famous women), the
A brief biographical sketch of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) ... and fell in love
with the noble lady whom he made famous under the name of Fiammetta.