Castiglione


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Cas·ti·glio·ne

 (kä′stĭl-yō′nā, -stē-lyō′nĕ), Count Baldassare 1478-1529.
Italian diplomat and writer best known for Il Cortegiano (1528), which describes the perfect courtier.

Castiglione

(Italian ˌkæstɪlˈjəʊnɪ; kastiˈʎoːne)
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(Biography) 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)