Boccaccio



Giovanni
[jee-uh-vah-nee;; Italian jaw-vahn-nee] /ˌdʒi əˈvɑ ni;; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), 1313–75, Italian writer: author of the Decameron.
Contemporary Examples

How I Write: Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Winner of ‘The Swerve’ Noah Charney September 18, 2012

Historical Examples

Chaucer’s Works, Volume 5 (of 7) — Notes to the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Giovanni Boccaccio
A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand
The Best Short Stories of 1920 Various
Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study Edward Hutton
A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand
Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) Isaac Disraeli
The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2) Henry Martyn Baird
Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study Edward Hutton

noun
Giovanni (dʒoˈvani). 1313–75, Italian poet and writer, noted particularly for his Decameron (1353), a collection of 100 short stories. His other works include Filostrato (?1338) and Teseida (1341)

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