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Francesco Petrarca commonly anglicized as Petrarch was a scholar and poet of Renaissance Italy who was one of the earliest humanists. His rediscovery of ...

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Petrarch: Petrarch, Italian scholar, poet, and humanist whose poems addressed to Laura, an idealized beloved, contributed to the Renaissance flowering of lyric ...

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Known in English as Petrarch, Francesco Petrarca was born at dawn on July 20, 1304, in the city of Arezzo, in central Italy, just south of Florence. The son of Ser ...

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Francesco Petrarch was born in 1304 in Arezzo, Italy, though he spent most of his childhood living around Florence, Tuscany, and Avignon. After briefly studying ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Over his lifetime, Petrarch discovered lost classics, wrote new classics and helped pave the way for the Renaissance. Learn more at ...

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FRANCESCO PETRARCA 1304-74. Petrarch is most readily remembered as a lyric poet, the author of 366 poems collected in his Canzoniere or song book.

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Apr 6, 2004 ... Of all the world's great writers, Petrarch is the best known for losing his head. On Good Friday in 1327, the then 23-year-old writer and scholar ...

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Petrarch >The Italian poet Petrarch (1304-1374), or Francesco Petrarca, is best known >for the Iyric poetry of his Canzoniere and is considered one of the ...

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Petrarch is traditionally called the “Father of Humanism,” both for his influential philosophical attitudes, found in his numerous personal letters, and his discovery  ...