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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.

Giovanni Boccaccio
Boccaccio by Morghen.jpg
Born1313
Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Dee'd21 December 1375(1375-12-21) (aged 62)
Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
Thriftwriter, poet
NaitionalityItalian
Periodlate Middle Ages
RelativesBoccaccino di Chellino (faither)
Margherita de' Mardoli (stepmither)

ReferencesEedit

  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.