The Jewish Rabbi of the twelfth century takes the place of the mantuan poet of the thirteenth.
According to him, Sordello was a mantuan of noble family, born at Goito at the close of the twelfth century.
The fourth is based on mantuan's eclogue, De consuetudine divitum erga poetas, with large additions.
The celebrated composer of frottole, Bartolomeo Tromboncino, was for some time in the service of the mantuan court.
Gerber announces the same of the mantuan, Shevioni, who worked about the same time apparently in Verona.
mantuan was read, at least in some of the inferior schools of this kingdom, to the beginning of the present century.
Mantua, our neighbour, counts as the greatest fame which remains for her, that Virgil was a mantuan!
Thereafter music was performed by some mantuan barbarians, who sang a ballad, the burden whereof was Hope.
mantuan, man′tū-an, adj. of or pertaining to Mantua in Italy, or to the poet Virgil or his works.
The fourth eclogue, 'treating of the behavour of Rich men against Poets,' is similarly 'taken out of' mantuan.
loose gown worn by women 17c.-18c., 1670s, from French manteau "cloak, mantle," from Old French mantel (see mantle); form influenced in English by Mantua, name of a city in Italy. Mantua-maker (1690s) became the general early 19c. term for "dressmaker."