[bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA), 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.
Contemporary Examples

There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.
David Brooks’s Favorite Books David Brooks March 7, 2011

Historical Examples

Castiglione suggested the title Cortigiana, as it was refined and settled by the usage of Courts.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

The battles of Lonato and Castiglione were the fresh trophies of his fame.
The Empress Josephine Louise Muhlbach

Castiglione distinguished himself in this line, but he resided for the most part of his time in another country.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

The site was doubtless near the Mola and the village Castiglione.
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume IV Aubrey Stewart

She left her seat at last and sat down at a table to write to Castiglione; but when she tried to word a note it was not easy.
A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford

Castiglione smiled at the direct question and the unhesitating tone.
A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford

The Duke, it should be premised, is uncle to Alessandra, and father of Castiglione her betrothed.
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe

If I come again, Ill wear it, answered Castiglione, smiling.
A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford

Maria almost started, but controlled herself; he could only mean Castiglione.
A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford

Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)


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