Ariosto



Ludovico
[loo-daw-vee-kaw] /ˌlu dɔˈvi kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1474–1533, Italian poet: author of Orlando Furioso.
Contemporary Examples

This was a woman to whom the normally acid-penned poet Ariosto wrote tributes.
The Borgias’ Entertaining Excess Allen Barra May 20, 2011

Historical Examples

It is as extravagant as Ariosto, and as dull as Wilkie’s Epigoniad.
Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan

Ariosto and Tasso were no more free from it than were Horace and Virgil.
Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius

Not long after the publication of the revised edition Ariosto’s health gave way.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Ariosto is worse; Smollett ten times worse; Fielding no better.
My Recollections of Lord Byron Teresa Guiccioli

Indeed, we know of a letter in which he asks the poet Ariosto to advise him about certain details.
Raphael Paul G. Konody

Ariosto has been, after Homer, the favourite poet of Europe.
The World’s Greatest Books — Vol XX — Miscellaneous Literature and Index Various

The common faults for which Ariosto taxes women are cupidity, infidelity, and fraud.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

Next in date and importance is the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

The author here alludes to the hypogryphe, a winged horse, invented by Ariosto, that carried the Paladins through the air.
The Phantom World Augustin Calmet

noun
Ludovico (ludoˈviːko). 1474–1533, Italian poet, famous for his romantic epic Orlando Furioso (1516)

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