Francesco Petrarch


Francesco Petrarch
n. Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374), Italian humanist and poet who was famous for love lyrics

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  • Francesco Petrarch —     Francesco Petrarch     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Francesco Petrarch     Italian poet and humanist, b. at Arezzo, 20 July, 1304; d. at Arquá, 19 July, 1374. His father, Petracco or Petraccolo (a name which the son adopted as his cognomen,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francesco Nelli — of Florence was secretary to the bishop [http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en sl=it u=http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelo Acciaioli I sa=X oi=translate resnum=1 ct=result prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522Angelo%2BAcciaioli%2BI%2522%26hl%3Den%26ie%3D… …   Wikipedia

  • Petrarch, Francis — (Francesco Petrarca) (1304–1374)    Petrarch is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest Italian writers, and is generally recognized as the founder of the movement that came to be known as humanism a movement that aimed to revive the… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Petrarch's and Shakespeare's Sonnets — The sonnet is a fourteen line poem finding its origins in Italy around 1235 AD. While the early sonneteers experimented with patterns, Francesco Petrarch began to solidify sonnet structure. The Italian, or Petrarchan, sonnet consists of an octave …   Wikipedia

  • Petrarch — n. family name; Francesco Petrarch or Francesco Petrarca (1304 1374), Italian humanist and poet who was famous for love lyrics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Francesco Petrarca — n. Francesco Petrarch (1304 1374), Italian humanist and poet who was famous for love lyrics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Petrarch — (Francesco Petrarca; 1304 1374)    Born in Arezzo, the Italian poet Petrarch was the son of an exiled Florentine notary. In 1311, his family moved to Provence, France, to benefit from the patronage of the papal court of Avignon. Petrarch remained …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Petrarch — (Francesco Petrarca, 1304 1374)    Italian poet and hu manist, commonly ranked as second only to Dante among Italian poets and conventionally designated as the first humanist (more ac curately, the first humanist to gain a widespread reputation)… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Petrarch, Francesco — • Italian poet and humanist (1304 1374) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Francesco Filelfo — (July 25, 1398 ndash; July 31, 1481), was an Italian Renaissance humanist.BiographyFilelfo was born at Tolentino, in the March of Ancona. At the time of his birth, Petrarch and the students of Florence had already brought the first act in the… …   Wikipedia


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