- Bal·das·sa·re [bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/, 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.
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Examples from the Web for castiglione
There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.David Brooks's Favorite Books
March 8, 2011
The battles of Lonato and Castiglione were the fresh trophies of his fame.The Empress Josephine
The site was doubtless near the Mola and the village Castiglione.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
Dear friend, returned Castiglione blandly, what in the world are you talking about?
It could only be from Castiglione—the news that he had got his exchange into his old regiment.
I did not know that Castiglione wished to come to Rome, she said.
- Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)
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