Matteo Maria Boiardo (c. 1434 – December 20, 1494), was an Italian Renaissance poet. Events 69 - Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of Emperor. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest A poet is a person who writes Poetry. Etymology From the Ancient greek: ποιέω, poieō: "I make or compose"
Boiardo was born at, or near, Scandiano (today's province of Reggio Emilia); the son of Giovanni di Feltrino and Lucia Strozzi, he was of noble lineage, ranking as Count of Scandiano, with seignorial power over Arceto, Casalgrande, Gesso, and Torricella. Scandiano is a town in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, administratively part of the Province of Reggio Emilia. For the city in the southern Italy See Reggio Calabria. For the basketball club "Bipop Carire Reggio Emilia" see Pallacanestro Reggiana. Casalgrande is a Comune (municipality in the Province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 50 km " Gesso " is the Italian word for " Board chalk " (akin to the Greek word " Gypsum " and is a powdered form of the Boiardo was an ideal example of a gifted and accomplished courtier, possessing at the same time a manly heart and deep humanistic learning.
Up to the year of his marriage to Taddea Gonzaga, the daughter of the Count of Novellara (1472), he had received many marks of favour from Borso d'Este, duke of Ferrara, having been sent to meet Frederick III (1469), and afterwards visiting Pope Paul II (1471) in the train of Borso. Borso d'Este ( 1413 - August 20 1471) was the first Duke of Ferrara, which he ruled from 1450 until his death Frederick III of Habsburg ( September 21 1415 &ndash August 19, 1493) was elected as German King as the successor of Pope Paul II ( February 23, 1417 &ndash July 26, 1471) born Pietro Barbo, was Pope from 1464 until his death in 1471 In 1473 he joined the retinue which escorted Eleonora of Aragon, the daughter of Ferdinand I, to meet her spouse, Ercole, at Ferrara. Ferdinand I of Naples should not be confused with Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, a latter king of Naples Ferrara is a city in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. Five years later Boiardo was invested with the governorship of Reggio, an office which he filled with noted success till his death, except for a brief interval (1481-86) when he was governor of Modena. Modena (ˈmɔːdena Mòdna in Modenese dialect is a city and a Comune ( Municipality) on the south side of the Po valley, in the
In his youth Boiardo had been a successful imitator of Petrarca's love poems. Francesco Petrarca ( July 20, 1304 – July 19, 1374) known in English as Petrarch, was an Italian scholar More serious attempts followed with the Istoria Imperiale, some adaptations of Nepos, Apuleius, Herodotus, Xenophon, etc. Cornelius Nepos (Κορνήλιος Νέπως in Ancient Greek literature (c Apuleius should not be confused with Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, a Roman demagogue or with Pseudo-Apuleius, an author Herodotus of Halicarnassus ( Greek: Hēródotos Halikarnāsseús) was a Greek Historian who lived in the 5th century BC ( 484 BC&ndash Xenophon (Ancient Greek, Modern Greek "Ξενοφών" "Ξενοφώντας" ca , and his Eclogues. These were followed by a comedy, Il Timone (1487?).
He is best remembered, however, for his grandiose poem of chivalry and romance Orlando innamorato. Chivalric order Chivalry is a term related to the Medieval institution of Knighthood. Orlando Innamorato ("Orlando in Love" is an Epic poem written by the Italian Renaissance author Matteo Maria Boiardo.
Rime, another work from 1499, was largely forgotten until the English-Italian librarian Antonio Panizzi published it in 1835. Sir Antonio Genesio Maria Panizzi ( 16 September 1797 – 8 April 1879) better known as Anthony Panizzi, was a naturalized British
It is uncertain when Boiardo wrote a poem about a selfcomposed, unusual Tarot game, which is of relevance to Tarot research of 15th century and the question of Tarot developed. The tarot (also known as tarocchi, tarock or similar names is typically a set of seventy-eight cards comprised of twenty-one trump cards, one A deck, which was produced according the poem (probably shortly after Boiardo's death) has partially survived.