Petrarch

Francis Petrarch (; 20 July 1304 – 19 July 1374; ; modern ), born Francesco di Petracco, was a scholar and poet of the early Italian Renaissance and one of the earliest humanists.

Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the 14th-century Italian Renaissance and the founding of Renaissance humanism. In the 16th century, Pietro Bembo created the model for the modern Italian language based on Petrarch's works, as well as those of Giovanni Boccaccio, and, to a lesser extent, Dante Alighieri. Petrarch was later endorsed as a model for Italian style by the .

Petrarch's sonnets were admired and imitated throughout Europe during the Renaissance and became a model for lyrical poetry. He is also known for being the first to develop the concept of the "Dark Ages". Provided by Wikipedia
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1929
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1946
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1977
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1970
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1974
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1976
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1996
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1971
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1958
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1903
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1799
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1966
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1933
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1986
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 2005
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1951
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by Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374
Published 1955
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