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Boc·cac·cio(bō-kä′chē-ō′, -chō′), Giovanni 1313-1375.
Italian poet and writer whose classic work, the Decameron (c. 1350), is a collection of 100 tales set against the melancholic background of the Black Death.
(Biography) Giovanni (dʒoˈvani). 1313–75, Italian poet and writer, noted particularly for his Decameron (1353), a collection of 100 short stories. His other works include Filostrato (?1338) and Teseida (1341)
Boc•cac•ci•o(bəˈkɑ tʃoʊ, -tʃiˌoʊ)
Giovanni, 1313–75, Italian writer.