boccaccio boccaccio

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian poet (born in France) (1313-1375)

News

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    Alpaca International CEO awarded by Peru embassy The owner of Alpaca International was named this week as the Successful Peruvian Business Woman in America 2014 by the Embassy of Peru. Zia Boccaccio accepted her award in Washington, D.C.
    on March 10, 2014     Source: Juneau Empire

Quotes

  1. "European-ness," Trichet said on that occasion, "means being unable fully to understand my own country's literature and poetry - Montaigne, Châteaubriand, Baudelaire and Mallarmé - without understanding Dante and Boccaccio, Cervantes and St. John...
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Toronto Star

  2. "I am deeply indebted, not only to Chaucer and Boccaccio, but to many other medieval storytellers," says Dasgupta. "Strangely enough, they provide a language that seems more appropriate to our age than the realist tradition of the 19th...
    on Mar 9, 2005 By: Rana Dasgupta Source: Rediff

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