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Boiardo

or Bo·jar·do

[ boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw ]

noun

  1. Mat·te·o Ma·ri·a [mah-, tey, -oh m, uh, -, ree, -, uh, maht-, te, -aw mah-, ree, -ah], 1434–94, Italian poet.


Boiardo

/ boˈjardo /

noun

  1. BoiardoMatteo Maria14341494MItalianWRITING: poet Matteo Maria (matˈtɛːo maˈria), conte de Scandiano 1434–94, Italian poet; author of the historical epic Orlando Innamorato (1487)


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To this class belong the fairies of Boiardo, Ariosto and Spenser.

He showed the influence of Boiardo, especially in something of the fantastic which he introduced into his work.

Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso, have made a very picturesque use of this term, noticed by Thyer.

Comparing together Boiardo and Ariosto, I am, of course, aware of the infinite advantages of the latter.

Castelvetro has blamed Ariosto for building on the foundations of Boiardo.

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