Tasso


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Tas·so

 (tăs′ō, tä′sō), Torquato 1544-1595.
Italian poet who wrote the epic Jerusalem Delivered (1581), an account of the capture of the city during the First Crusade.

Tasso

(Italian ˈtasso)
n
(Biography) Torquato (torˈkwaːto). 1544–95, Italian poet, noted for his pastoral idyll Aminta (1573) and for Jerusalem Delivered (1581), dealing with the First Crusade

Tas•so

(ˈtæs oʊ, ˈtɑ soʊ)

n.
Torquato, 1544–95, Italian poet.
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and he then related to Raoul the story of the bastion, and Raoul fancied he was listening to one of those deeds of arms belonging to days of chivalry, so gloriously recounted by Tasso and Ariosto.
One thinks of Dante at the bitter feast in Verona, of Tasso in Ferrara's madman's cell.
Goethe's Tasso is very likely to be a pretty fair historical portrait, and that is true tragedy.
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Entering its private parkland, through an Art Nouveau gateway on the bustling Piazza Tasso, you step into a far more civilised era.
Halwani collaborated with graffiti artist Tasso to create a work that mingles Halwani's style with Tasso's photorealism.
Generous aid truly contributes to the reconstruction of the affected areas and helps the people return to normal life," said Tasso.
In the first part of his Vita di Torquato Tasso (1621) Manso relates how Tasso was betrayed by an unnamed close friend, whom the enraged poet then struck on the face at court in front of the duke.
Further refining the topic, she studies the way women are translated in the works of Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso.
These sections survey the theorization of diplomatic practice in the early modern period, with discussion of Guicciardini, Machiavelli, More, Rabelais, Montaigne, Tasso, and Gentili.
The item on Tasso was supplemented with information from The New York Times, July 9, 2010; the notice on Clews was supplemented with information from the Valley News, Aug.
In Ariosto the dolce errore of Orlando starts as a Petrarchan fixation when the lover creates a mental phantasm of the beloved, but already in Tasso hysteria sets in, and from ennobling the love passion of the hero Tancredi for his elusive woman warrior Clorinda becomes disabling.