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Teseida


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

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ottava rima

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(1339–41).

Narrative poem by Boccaccio with epic aspirations. It consists of twelve canti in ottava rima, with a similar number of lines to Virgil's Aeneid. The plot centres on two ...

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