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Boccaccio (1313—1375) Italian writer, poet, and humanist

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Are jokes, quips, and witty retorts. In medieval and Renaissance Italy they gave rise to a well-defined and popular sub-genre of novella, cultivated particularly in Florence. Boccaccio's Decameron Day 6 ...

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