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  Ludovico Ariosto - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ludovico Ariosto (September 8, 1474 - July 6, 1533) was a Ferrarese poet, author of the epic poem Orlando furioso (1516), "Orlando Enraged".
Ariosto then boldly said, that had his eminence thought to have bought a slave by assigning him the scanty pension of 75 crowns a year, he was mistaken and might withdraw his boon--which it seems the cardinal did.
This was but an act of simple justice, Ariosto having already distinguished himself as a diplomat, chiefly on the occasion of two visits to Rome as ambassador to Pope Julius II.
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 Ludovico Ariosto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ariosto was born on September 8, 1474 to Nicoli and Daria Ariosto.
Ariosto was one of the earliest in a long chain of artists, poets, and writers who took inspiration from the Greek and Roman classics.
Ruggerio is the legendary founder of the house of d’Estes.
faculty.smu.edu /bwheeler/Ency/Ariosto.html   (1081 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ludovico Ariosto
He was the son of Nicolo Ariosto, Governor of Reggio, and Daria Malaguzzi, born at Reggio in Emilia, 8 September, 1474; died at Ferrara, 6 June, 1533.
Ariosto wrote sonnetti and canzoni in the style of Petrarch, and five comedies of which the earliest," La Cassaria", was represented for the first time in 1509, and the latest, "La Scolastica" was completed by his brother Gabriel on the death of the poet.
The principal foundation of Ariosto's glory is the "Orlando Furioso".
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01712b.htm   (348 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Ludovico Ariosto
Ariosto, Ludovico (1474-1533), Italian poet, born in Reggio nell’Emilia.
Actually, the poem is a tribute to the patrons of Ariosto, the Este family, and its real hero is Ruggiero d’Este, the legendary founder of the house.
Ariosto’s other works include comedies such as La Lena (The Wind, 1529), as well as odes, satires, and sonnets.
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 Avicats Maine Coon Cats Ariosto
Ariosto is a red classic tabby male out of the second breeding of CFA GRC Avicats Sophrosina Marfisa, DM and CFA GRC, GRP Stormwatch's Tatsumaki.
Ariosto was also shown once at a TICA show, where he became a TICA Champion, as well as winning best of breed and second best cat in show from judge Beth Hicks.
Unlike his fearless brother Orlando, Ariosto would have been quite stressed by a visit to another cattery to breed, so we decided it would be the best thing for him to move him only once- to a permanent pet home.
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 Ludovico Ariosto -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ludovico Ariosto (September 8, 1474 – July 6, 1533) was an Italian poet, author of the (A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds) epic poem (Click link for more info and facts about Orlando furioso) Orlando furioso (1516), "Orlando Enraged".
But after a short time, studying which he read the best Latin authors, he was deprived of his teacher by Gregorio's removal to France as tutor of (Click link for more info and facts about Francesco Sforza) Francesco Sforza.
He was appointed to the province of (Click link for more info and facts about Garfagnana) Garfagnana, then without a governor, situated on the wildest heights of the Apennines, an appointment he held for three years.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/lu/ludovico_ariosto.htm   (634 words)

  
 WowEssays.com - Edmund Spenser Vs. Virgil And Ariosto
Edmund Spenser vs. Virgil and Ariosto Some scholars believe Spenser did not have sufficient education to compose a work with as much complexity as The Faerie Queene, while others are still “extolling him as one of the most learned men of his time” (587).
Another scholar testified that both Ariosto and Spenser did not observe Virgil’s conception of an epic as ‘a unified account of a single hero’s career,’ but instead got lost in their concentrations on wild, unnatural allegories that greatly displeased and ultimately confused the reader (1).
Ariosto is noted for using a formula that reads “Mes a tant laisse li contes a parler de…et retorne a…”(“Now I stop telling the story of…and return to…”)(Fowler 135).
www.wowessays.com /dbase/ac2/tda112.shtml   (1615 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Ludovico Ariosto
Ludovico Ariosto (September 8, 1474 – July 6, 1533) was an Italian poet, author of the epic poem Orlando furioso (1516), "Orlando Enraged".
Orlando Furioso is an epic poem written by Ludovico Ariosto in 1516.
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www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ludovico-Ariosto   (1142 words)

  
 [EMLS 2.3 (December 1996): 4.1-16] Reflections on Milton and Ariosto
Ariosto, perhaps because he is taking a man to the moon as well as defaming the sanctitude of St. John, is considered to be feigning as a writer and composing knotty poetry or a knotty plot.
What Milton did to Ariosto's voyage is similar to Harington's manipulation of Ariosto's illustration: he took it away from Ariosto, put it into his own pocket, altered it, and corrected Ariosto's irreverence toward his own Roman Catholic religion with his, Milton's own, sardonic seriousness about his version of protestantism.
Chesney, Elizabeth A. The Countervoyage of Rabelais and Ariosto.
www.shu.ac.uk /emls/02-3/flanmilt.html   (2585 words)

  
 Ariosto, Ludovico on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was intended to glorify the Este family as Vergil had glorified the Julians.
Ariosto also wrote lyric verse of unequal merit, but he was among the first to write comedies in the vernacular (based loosely on Roman models), among them I Suppositi [the pretenders] and Il Negromante [the necromancer].
"Her filthy feature open showne" in Ariosto, Spenser, and 'Much Ado about Nothing.'.(playwrights Ludovico Ariosto and Edmund Spenser)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/a/ariosto.asp   (464 words)

  
 mondo marion: Alcina program essay
Now little known in the English-speaking world, Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533) was arguably the greatest poet of his age, and his 46-canto epic Orlando furioso (Mad Roland, 1532) was the most celebrated literary work of its era.
Though Ariosto's verses sparkle with humor and grace, the breathless plunge of Angelica and her suitor into the woods inevitably recalls Dante's "dark forest" of perdition.
Ariosto borrows a phrase from Dante's Inferno V (the canto of the doomed lovers Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta)—"here, there, up and down"—to depict his characters' pell-mell quests for the objects of their desire.
www.mondo-marion.com /alcina.html   (1157 words)

  
 Undergraduate Research Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Moreover the prominence of the “debate” on women in Ariosto’s poem, is proof of his sensitivity and concern for women’s representation.
Ariosto incorporated, in an epic narrative context, a taxonomy of feminine behavioral patterns, and used the recognizable classification to formulate and suggest changes to his female readers.
On the contrary, it is of great importance to confirm that the emancipation suggested by the poet was, and remains, one of the most valid tools for liberation from stereotypes embraced by oppressors or, at times, even well intentioned reformers.
www.udel.edu /UR/italfac.html   (477 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Orlando Furioso : Part 1 (Penguin Classics)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ariosto was one of the giants of Renaissance literature, and this was his footprint.
Ariosto knows his flying horses, invisibility rings, sexy sorceresses and the rest are perfectly absurd, but manages to maintain the fantasy elements as wonderful and exciting, without ever undercutting them with mere cynicism or bathos.
Ariosto's style is immortalized in her translation, complete with his witty asides and satirical commentary.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140443118?v=glance   (1815 words)

  
 TermPapers-TermPapers.com - Ariosto
Ariosto's work was the most celebrated narrative poem of the Italian high Renaissance, and the first example of modern poetry to provoke widespread critical controvesy.
Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia, as the son of Count Niccolò Ariosto.
Other characters of importance: Astolfo, a Peer and friend of Orlando, who is kidnaped by the evil witch Morgana and her sister Alcina; Mandricardo, a fierce but hot-headed heathen; and a young knight named Brandimarte, who falls in love with (and wins the heart of) the beautiful Fiordelisa (Flordelice in Rose).
www.termpapers-termpapers.com /dbs/a3/bqg30.shtml   (1271 words)

  
 Poet: Ludovico Ariosto - All poems of Ludovico Ariosto
Ariosto's work was the most celebrated narrative poem of the Italian high Renaissance.
Ludovico Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia, as the son of Count Niccolò...
Primo di dieci figli, Ludovico Ariosto nasce a Reggio Emilia l'8 settembre 1474 da Daria Malaguzzi Valeri e dal conte Niccolò Ariosto.
www.poemhunter.com /ludovico-ariosto/poet-33024   (262 words)

  
 Ariosto: Orlando Furioso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ariosto was a man of arms until 1500 when he abandoned his military career for writing.
He was a personal friend of cardinal Bembo and produced numerous works in Latin and Italian.
This epic has three main themes: the romance of Orlando and Angelica, the war between Christians and Muslims near Paris and the complicated love affair between Roggero and Bradamante.
www.rarebooks.nd.edu /exhibits/durand/epic/ariosto.html   (140 words)

  
 T-Zero Publishing Build 10 - Biographies: Ludovico Ariosto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1513 Ariosto met Alessandra Benucci who, after the death of her husband, became Ariosto's mistress and in 1527 his wife.
Ariosto spent much of his life writing or revising the poem, which had a profound influence on such later poets as Tasso, Spenser, and Lope de Vega.
Ariosto wrote also seven satires, begining 1514, and several comedies.
www.iwaynet.net /~tzeropublishing/biography/ariosto.shtml   (276 words)

  
 JRULM: Special Collections Guide: Lodovico Ariosto Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Library's collection of early editions of the works of Ariosto is the second most important in Britain, comprising 83 of the 280 16th-century editions recorded by Agnelli and Ravegnani.
The 16th-century editions of all the other works by Ariosto are available save for the prose version of La Cassaria and Erbolato.
Dialect versions include the very rare 1558 edition, French translations date from 1720 and 1844, and of the twelve English translations published up to 1800, the Library has ten, including the first edition of Harington's translation, 1591, and a rare first issue of the first Croker edition of 1755.
rylibweb.man.ac.uk /data2/spcoll/ariosto   (147 words)

  
 Denial of justice: the killing of Apolo Ariosto Carranza Vallar (1997)
The case of Apolo Ariosto Carranza Vallar clearly shows how members of the state are involved in obstructing, either deliberately or through negligence, investigations into human rights violations committed by members of the security forces.
Since the 1960s academics, students and teachers have been singled out for torture, "disappearance" and extrajudicial execution by members of the security forces or by "death squads" in relation to their political activities [10].
Amnesty International fears that irregularities in the investigations and interference with crucial evidence may signify that those responsible for the killing of professor Apolo Ariosto Carranza Vallar, as in other cases of human rights violations, are never brought to justice, and the circumstances surrounding his death may never be known.
www.amnesty.org /ailib/intcam/guatemal/appeals/six.htm   (592 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Orlando Furioso (Oxford World's Classics)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The only unabridged prose translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso--a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France--this version faithfully recaptures the entire narrative and the subtle meanings behind it.
And for sheer entertainment value (coupled with the elitism of Ariosto's sly jabs at the very people for whom the work was composed), this work is all but impossible to beat-- his original audience, after all, was not the literati, but the idle rich.
Ariosto wrote "Orlando Furioso" around 1516, some 750 years after the events it purports to describe.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0192836773?v=glance   (2088 words)

  
 Hotel Ariosto in Milan, Italy
The Hotel Ariosto is a first-class hotel located in a Liberty-style building, in the heart of the Magenta district.
Completely renovated, the Hotel Ariosto offers old-fashioned charm with contemporary comforts, while the beauty of this old and noble building has remained intact.
As with all of the Brera hotels, guests at the Ariosto are offered free use of stylish Riciclo bicycles.
www.hotel-rates.com /italy/milan/hotel-ariosto.html   (480 words)

  
 Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900: "Her filthy feature open showne" in Ariosto, Spenser, and 'Much Ado about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900; 1/1/1999; Gough, Melinda J. William Shakespeare's comedy, 'Much Ado about Nothing,' is seen as a play built on the recurrent theme of a woman erroneously accused of whoredom.
The Hero-Claudio plot in the play is compared with Ariosto's Ariodante and Ginevra and to Spenser's Phedon-Claribell plot in the second book of 'The Faerie Queene.' An argument is made that the plays, through their juxtaposed themes, promote a dangerous stereotype of a Circean seductress-hag that is grotesquely female.
Scholars have long identified Ludovico Ariosto's famous tale of Ariodante and Ginevra as the primary source for Edmund...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:54257701&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (222 words)

  
 Ariosto Hotel. Milan, Italy - Discounted rates at bookings.net
Ariosto Hotel is a large, comfortable home away fro home in Art Noveau stylem immeresed in the refined atmosphere of one of Milan's beautiful architectura zones: The Magenta District.
Charming and attractive the Ariosto Hotel has been recently decorated with the contribution of the art of important Italian Contemporary Painters.
The guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ariosto Hotel.
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 SpiritualDirection-Ariosto Coelho
Ariosto (José Agnelo Jeronimo Ariosto Xavier do Rosario Coelho) was born to Ariosto Xavier do Rosario Coelho (1900-1987) and Valdemira dos Reis Fernandes (1907-1994) at Aquem, Margão, Goa in India Portuguêsa on September 30, 1950.
Ariosto was baptized (1950), confirmed (1958) and ordained (1977) at Our Lady of Rosary Church in Navelim, Goa.
Ariosto Coelho completed 25 years of ordination to the Catholic Priesthood.
www.spiritualdirection.org /Ariosto-Coelho.htm   (1240 words)

  
 Portrait of a Poet (Ariosto?)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The painting has been supposed to represent a poet for the figure has a book in his hands and there are laurels (with which poets were crowned) behind him.
It probably dates from about 1516 when the poem 'Orlando Furioso' was published and achieved instantaneous fame, and so has been proposed as a portrait of the author, Lodovico Ariosto (1474 - 1533).
Ingres's 'Angelica saved by Ruggiero', in the Collection depicts a subject from Ariosto's work.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk /cgi-bin/WebObjects.dll/CollectionPublisher.woa/wa/work?workNumber=NG636   (76 words)

  
 Ludovico_Ariosto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ludovico Ariosto (September 8, 1474 – July 6, 1533) was an Italian poet, author of the epic poem Orlando furioso (1516), "Orlando Enraged".
Works by Ludovico Ariosto (http://www.gutenberg.org/author/Lodovico_Ariosto) at Project Gutenbergde:Ludovico Ariosto
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 Hotel Ariosto - 3 Star Hotel - Milan - Lombardia
From the exit of the metro, cross Piazza Conciliazione and you reach Via Ariosto, where the hotel is located at number 22.
Giuseppe Bicchierai and you reach Via Ariosto, where the hotel is at number 22.
At the traffic light turn left in Piazzale Baracca, then at the first traffic light turn right in Via Ariosto.
www.italyby.com /ariosto/pages/reach.htm   (357 words)

  
 Ludovico Ariosto Page
Ariosto was born in Reggio Emilia and his father guided him towards law studies and presented him to the court of the Estensi.
Following the death of his father, and given the family’s precarious economic condition, a career in court became a necessity.
ORLANDO FURIOSO by Ludovico Ariosto (1474 - 1533)
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