Dei sepolcri

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Ugo Foscolo (1778—1827) poet and Italian patriot

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(1807). Foscolo's most famous poem, though only 295 unrhymed hendecasyllables long, is also his richest and most complex. Occasioned by a Napoleonic edict prohibiting burial within city limits, it moves ...

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