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an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)

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6 Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374) wrote madrigals, songs and sonnets in praise of his love, a married woman named Laura de Noves (c1308-1348).
Francesco Petrarch was the first to introduce the notion of ars vitae through his vigorous promotion of a pedagogy based on the bonae litterae.
Kircher (history, Guilford College, North Carolina) explores how the response of humanist writers Francesco Petrarch and Giovanni Boccaccio to the religious crisis of the mid-14th century went beyond feelings of detachment, discontent with Church government, or ridicule of hypocritical clergy.
The authors include female athletes Isabella Bird, Freda du Faur, and Annie Peck along with Italian sonneteer Francesco Petrarch and American essayist Henry David Thoreau.
Fortune's Wheel, an early music ensemble, will celebrate the 700th birthday of the Italian poet Francesco Petrarch by performing the French and Italian music that Petrarch would have heard in his day.
An attempt to create the definitive portrait of the 14th century Italian poet Francesco Petrarch, who is credited as the first modern, Western poet, has hit a gruesome problem.