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Castiglione

[ kah-stee-lyaw-ne ]

noun

  1. Bal·das·sa·re [bahl-dahs-, sah, -, r, e], 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.


Castiglione

/ kastiˈʎoːne; ˌkæstɪlˈjəʊnɪ /

noun

  1. CastiglioneBaldassare14781529MItalianPOLITICS: diplomatWRITING: writer 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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There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.

Castiglione added to his laurels, for it was his handling of the artillery that enabled Augereau to win his great victory.

Though Castiglione thus brought him fresh honours, it nearly caused an estrangement between him and his chief.

From Castiglione onwards the soldiers of Augereau's division would do anything for their commander.

After Castiglione he returned to his task round Mantua and gallantly repulsed all sorties.

But Castiglione confesses that he is unable to give us more than the mere outline of the picture.

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