biographical name 1304-1374 It. Francesco Petrarca Italian poet • Petrarchan adjective

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  • Petrarch — /pee trahrk, pe /, n. (Francesco Petrarca) 1304 74, Italian poet and scholar. * * * Italian Francesco Petrarca born July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Tuscany died July 18/19, 1374, Arquà, near Padua, Carrara Italian scholar, poet, and humanist. After 1326… …   Universalium

  • Petrarch — (Francesco Petrarca, 1304 1374)    Italian poet and hu manist, commonly ranked as second only to Dante among Italian poets and conventionally designated as the first humanist (more ac curately, the first humanist to gain a widespread reputation)… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Petrarch — (Francesco Petrarca; 1304 1374)    Born in Arezzo, the Italian poet Petrarch was the son of an exiled Florentine notary. In 1311, his family moved to Provence, France, to benefit from the patronage of the papal court of Avignon. Petrarch remained …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Petrarch — Petrarca, Ausschnitt eines Freskos von Andrea di Bartolo di Bargilla (um 1450) Francesco Petrarca (auch Petrarca oder Petrarch, * 20. Juli 1304 in Arezzo; † 18. Juli 1374 in Arquà) war ein italienischer Dichter und Ge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Petrarch — n. family name; Francesco Petrarch or Francesco Petrarca (1304 1374), Italian humanist and poet who was famous for love lyrics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Petrarch — Francesco Petracco …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Petrarch — Pe•trarch [[t]ˈpi trɑrk, ˈpɛ [/t]] n. big (Francesco Petrarca), 1304–74, Italian poet and scholar Pe•trar•chan pɪˈtrɑr kən adj …   From formal English to slang

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