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But Virgil and Cicero would certainly be on the list; perhaps Livy and Tacitus; Boccaccio and Dante.How I Write: Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Winner of ‘The Swerve’|Noah Charney|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The disease which Boccaccio thus describes has been thought to be a form of diabetes.
Boccaccio did not act consciously and with fixed-100- purpose to these ends.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
As we have already seen, Boccaccio had been an eager student of Dante in the first years of his literary life.
In a cottage near Milan the poet received a visit from Boccaccio, who was at that time inclined to renounce the world.The Great Book-Collectors|Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
Even this incomplete copy, though sent off in 1365 by Boccaccio, was a long time in reaching him.
the name means "big-mouth" in Italian, from boccaccia, augmentative of bocca "mouth" (see bouche).