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Giovanni Boccaccio

(1313–1375) Works: • Alcesto e Acaten (Italian) • Amorosa visione (1342-1343) • Canto di Ameto (Italian) • Corbaccio (1354) • De mulieribus claris (1361) • Decameron (Italian) ◊ De Decamerone van Boccaccio (Dutch) ◊ Novelleja Decameronesta (Finnish) ◊ The Decameron…

Marcus Tullius Cicero

(106–43 BC) Consul of Rome (63 BC) Governor of Cilicia (51–50 BC) Works: • Brutus (Latin) ◊ Brutus (English) • Cato Maior de Senectute (Latin) ◊ Cato Maior de Senectute (English) ◊ De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream (English) ◊ Scipion unennäkö…

Agnolo Poliziano

(1454–1494) Poliziano in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Adorazione dei Magi c.1476 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze     See also: • Humanists | Playwrights | Poets | Scholars | Writers

Peter O’Toole

(1932–2013) Peter Seamus O’Toole Filmography as Actor: How to Steal a Million 1966 Director: William Wyler Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O’Toole     The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn     Man of…

Francesco Petrarca

(1304–1374) Works: • Fifteen sonnets (English) • Letters to Classical Authors (English) • Three Dialogues Between Petrarch and S. Augustine (English) • The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems (English) See also: • Noves, Laura de (1310-1348) Born July 20 1304 Arezzo (Italia)…

Scholars

• Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) • Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106-43 BC) • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900) • O’Toole, Peter (1932-2013) • Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) • Poliziano, Agnolo (1454-1494)

Friedrich Nietzsche

(1844–1900) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche Works: • Also sprach Zarathustra (German) ◊ Thus Spoke Zarathustra (English) ◊ Ainsi Parlait Zarathoustra (French) ◊ The Antichrist (English) ◊ The Case of Wagner (English) • Die Geburt der Tragödie (German) • Ecce Homo (German) • Götzen-Dämmerung (German) ◊ Homer…

Lord Byron

(1788–1824) George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron, FRS Works: • A Day with Lord Byron (English, as Contributor) • Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (English) • Don Juan (English) • Fugitive Pieces (English) • Korinton piiritys (Finnish) • Letters and Journals.…