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Gerusalemme liberata

Gerusalemme liberata (1581)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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(1581).

Epic poem in twenty cantos by Torquato Tasso, based on the conquest of Jerusalem by the

Torquato Tasso

Torquato Tasso  

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(1544–95),son of Bernardo Tasso (author of an epic on Amadis of Gaul), spent many years at the court of Ferrara. He was from early life in constant terror of persecution and adverse criticism, and ...

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