Giovanni Boccaccio

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Giovanni Boccaccio
Boccaccio by Morghen.jpg
Born 1313
Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Dee'd 21 December 1375(1375-12-21) (aged 62)
Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Thrift writer, poet
Naitionality Italian
Period late Middle Ages
Relatives Boccaccino di Chellino (faither)
Margherita de' Mardoli (stepmither)

Giovanni Boccaccio (/bˈkɑːiˌ, -, bə-/; Italian: [dʒoˈvanni bokˈkattʃo]; 1313 – 21 December 1375)[1] wis an Italian writer, poet, correspondent o Petrarch, an an important Renaissance humanist.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bartlett, Kenneth R. (1992). The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance. Toronto: D.C. Heath and Company. ISBN 0-669-20900-7 (Paperback). Page 43–44.