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Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important .... He did not undertake further missions for Florence until 1365, and traveled to Naples and then on to ...

Giovanni Boccaccio | Italian poet and scholar | Britannica.com

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Jun 17, 2007 ... Giovanni Boccaccio, (born 1313, Paris, Fr.—died Dec. ... for the same woman, Emilia; Arcita finally wins her in a tournament but dies immediately. .... Even so, he did not neglect Italian poetry, his enthusiasm for his immediate ...

Decameron Web | Boccaccio - Brown University

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Jan 25, 2014 ... Boccaccio is born (July or August) in Certaldo or in Florence to an unknown ... In Naples, Giovanni's life was full and rich of opportunities: on the one hand he .... Boccaccio dies on December 21 at his home in Certaldo.

Giovanni Boccaccio - Renaissance and Reformation - Oxford ...

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Jul 30, 2014 ... Introduction. Giovanni Boccaccio (b. 1313–d. 1375), along with the two other great Florentine writers, Dante Alighieri and Francesco Petrarch, ...

Boccaccio, Giovanni - Infoplease

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Boccaccio, Giovanni (jōvänˈnē) [key], 1313–75, Italian poet and storyteller, author of the Decameron. Born in Paris, the illegitimate son of a Tuscan merchant  ...

Boccaccio describes the Plague in Florence in the Introduction of the ...

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[Excerpted from Giovanni Boccaccio, TheDecameron, or Ten Days Entertainment of .... Divided as they were, neither did all die nor all escape; but falling sick ...

Giovanni Boccaccio - Certaldo

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Giovanni Boccaccio of Certaldo. ... But not till after much delay did she yield to the amorous demands of the poet, in spite of her honour and her duty as the wife ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Giovanni Boccaccio - New Advent

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In 1327 Giovanni was sent to Naples to study law. .... anecdotes at the expense of clerics did not impair his belief in the teachings of the Church. ... LANDAU, Die Quellen des Dekameron (Stuttgart, 1884); for BOCCACCIO'S life and works in ...

Petrarch - Philosopher, Poet - Biography.com

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Apr 2, 2014 ... His vernacular writing was immortalized when it was used—alongside the works of Dante Alighieri and Giovanni Boccaccio—as the foundation ...

Giovanni Boccaccio - Fajardo-Acosta.com

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Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Italian writer, humanist, one of the founders of the Renaissance born in Paris, son of an Italian (Florentine) businessman and a  ...

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In 1321 Giovanni began to study Latin. But his father did not encourage his literary interests, and by 1328 Boccaccio was in Naples to learn commerce, probably ...

Giovanni Boccaccio, 1313-1375 - The History Guide

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A brief biographical sketch of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)

Giovanni Boccaccio | Biography, Books and Facts - Famous Authors

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Giovanni Boccaccio Biography - A significant figure in the history of Italian literature, Giovanni Boccaccio was among the founders of the Renaissance. In spite of ...