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Vittoria Colonna

(1490—1547)


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(1490–1547)

Italian poet, widely praised by her contemporaries, including Sannazar, Castiglione, Bembo, Tasso, and Michelangelo, for the sonnets of her Rime spirituali (1540). The first hundred sonnets mourn the premature ...

Subjects: Literature — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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