Ariosto


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A·ri·os·to

 (är′ē-ŏs′tō, -ō′stō, ăr′-), Ludovico or Lodovico 1474-1533.
Italian writer primarily known for his epic comic poem Orlando Furioso, first published in 1516.

Ariosto

(Italian aˈrjɔsto)
n
(Biography) Ludovico (ludoˈviːko). 1474–1533, Italian poet, famous for his romantic epic Orlando Furioso (1516)

A•ri•os•to

(ˌɑr iˈɒs toʊ)

n.
Ludovico, 1474–1533, Italian poet.
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The occasion of this interruption we can only explain by resuming the adventures of another set of our characters; for, like old Ariosto, we do not pique ourselves upon continuing uniformly to keep company with any one personage of our drama.
I know his worship," said the curate; "that is where Senor Reinaldos of Montalvan figures with his friends and comrades, greater thieves than Cacus, and the Twelve Peers of France with the veracious historian Turpin; however, I am not for condemning them to more than perpetual banishment, because, at any rate, they have some share in the invention of the famous Matteo Boiardo, whence too the Christian poet Ludovico Ariosto wove his web, to whom, if I find him here, and speaking any language but his own, I shall show no respect whatever; but if he speaks his own tongue I will put him upon my head.
If Mademoiselle Cormon had been a reader or a student, and if there had existed in the department of the Orne a professor of anthropology, or even had she read Ariosto, the frightful disasters of her conjugal life would never have occurred.
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.
I had already a slight general notion of Italian letters from Leigh Hunt, and from other agreeable English Italianates; and I knew that I wanted to read not only the four great poets, Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, and Tasso, but that whole group of burlesque poets, Pulci, Berni, and the rest, who, from what I knew of them, I thought would be even more to my mind.
Spenser borrows and absorbs all these things and moreover he imitates Ariosto closely, often merely translating whole passages from his work.
One after another he comes up in his private adventures with every fable of Aesop, of Homer, of Hafiz, of Ariosto, of Chaucer, of Scott, and verifies them with his own head and hands.
Justine, you may remember, was a great favourite of yours; and I recollect you once remarked that if you were in an ill humour, one glance from Justine could dissipate it, for the same reason that Ariosto gives concerning the beauty of Angelica--she looked so frank-hearted and happy.
An Engineering Legend Hits the Theaters The watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen enjoys a worldwide reputation today, continuing the legacy of the American watchmaker and engineer Florentine Ariosto Jones, who founded the business in 1868.
Prendendo in considerazione le opere di Ludovico Ariosto, Luigi Alamanni e Danese Cattaneo, l'autore dimostra inoltre come il modello che finisce per imporsi nel corso del XVI secolo derivi principalmente dallo scudo di Enea.
The occasion paid tribute to the brand's founder Florentine Ariosto Jones, who in 1868 set out on a journey from Boston, Massachusetts to Schaffhausen in Switzerland.