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Ludovico Ariosto

(1474—1533) Italian poet


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(1474–1533),

Italian poet, author of Orlando Furioso (1532), the greatest of Italian romantic epics. He also wrote Italian and Latin lyrics and four comedies of which one, I Suppositi (1509), came through to Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew via Gascoigne's Supposes.

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Works by Ludovico Ariosto