[ahr-ee-os-toh, -oh-stoh, ar-; Italian ah-ree-aws-taw]
- Lu·do·vi·co [loo-daw-vee-kaw] /ˌlu dɔˈvi kɔ/, 1474–1533, Italian poet: author of Orlando Furioso.
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This was a woman to whom the normally acid-penned poet Ariosto wrote tributes.The Borgias' Entertaining Excess
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Angela had not read Ariosto, but Nanette had done so several times.
Ariosto; but I cannot say I love him better than the others, for he is my only love.
These are the men of whom Ariosto says: Their faith goes no higher than the roof.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
Such were the Este whom Ariosto in his poem lauded to the skies.
Ariosto and Tasso were no more free from it than were Horace and Virgil.
- Ludovico (ludoˈviːko). 1474–1533, Italian poet, famous for his romantic epic Orlando Furioso (1516)
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