Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an
important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a ...
His father had no sympathy for Boccaccio's literary inclinations and sent him, not
.... As early as 1360, moreover, Boccaccio's way of life was regarded as austere ...
Jan 25, 2014 ... Boccaccio's Life and Works. 1313. Boccaccio is born (July or August) in Certaldo
or in Florence to an unknown woman and Boccaccino di ...
Boccaccio. Medieval Crusaders. Step back into history get Medieval facts and
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Boccaccio fell in love with Fiammetta while he lived in Naples, and the character
of Fiammetta in The Decameron resembles the Fiammetta in Boccaccio's life.
A brief biographical sketch of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375)
Giovanni Boccaccio of Certaldo. ... years he was strongly attracted to the "alma
poesis", which, on his tombstone, he identifies as the task and study of his life.
Boccaccio, Giovanni , 1313–75, Italian poet and storyteller, author of the ... story
of Troilus and Cressida with the atmosphere of Neapolitan court life; the Teseide
Boccaccio composed ground-breaking literary works during his lifetime that built
... and influence the path that literature would take in the years following his life.
Shortly afterwards the elder Boccaccio deserted Giannina, the mother of
Giovanni ... among other love-adventures, the sad story of the life of Boccaccio's