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  Torquato Tasso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tasso's father was a poet by predilection and a professional courtier.
Bernardo Tasso read cantos of his Amadigi to the duchess and her ladies, or discussed the merits of Homer and Virgil, Trissino and Ariosto, with the duke's librarians and secretaries.
The truth seems to be that Tasso, after the beginning of 1575, became the victim of a mental malady, which, without amounting to actual insanity, rendered him fantastical and insupportable, a misery to himself and a cause of anxiety to his patrons.
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 Tasso ham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tasso Ham is a specialty of Cajun cuisine.
In this case, "ham" is a misnomer, since tasso is not made from the leg of a pig, but the shoulder butt.
Tasso is not typically eaten on its own, but may be found in dishes ranging from pasta to crab cakes, soup to gravy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tasso_ham   (192 words)

 Torquato Tasso Summary
Torquato Tasso born on March 11, 1544, was the son of Bernardo Tasso, a member of the Bergamasque nobility and the author of Amadigi, a retelling of the Spanish poem Amadis de Gaula.
Tasso's courtly tastes and ambitions, scarcely commensurate with his family's straitened circumstances, and coupled with the humanists' exalted ideal of the worth and importance of poets, led to some rebuffs and disappointments.
Tasso was very proud of the fact that, unlike several other poets at court, his sole duty was to write verse--a circumstance perhaps occasioned not only by his excellence as a poet but also by his lack of ability in practical matters.
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 Tasso - MSN Encarta
Tasso was born March 11, 1544, in Sorrento, son of the poet Bernardo Tasso.
It is the culmination of Renaissance literary tradition, in that it attempts to revive the classical heroic epic and to reconcile it with the religious requirements of the Counter Reformation.
Before publishing the work, Tasso requested the opinions of the notable critics of the day, and the unfavorable reception given the poem, combined with a blow on the head, convinced the author that he was being persecuted.
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 Torquato Tasso
The atmosphere was suitable for the composition of the "Gerusalemme liberata", on which Tasso continued to work after his return to the Court of Duke Alphonso II at Ferrara.
When at length Tasso left the asylum and was received by the Gonsaga, he began about 1586 to revise his poem and after six years he transformed it into the "Gerusalemme conquistata", an inferior work.
Finally, accepting the invitation of Cardinal Aldobrandini, Tasso went to Rome, where he died in the Convent of Sant' Onofrio, under the protection of the pope, the day before he was to be crowned as poet laureate.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/t/tasso,torquato.html   (542 words)

 Torquato Tasso
Italian poet, was the son of Bernardo Tasso, a nobleman of Bergamo, and his wife Porzia de Rossi.
She is converted to the true faith by her adoration for a crusading knight, and quits the scene with a phrase of the Virgin Mary on her lips.
The nuptial festivals, on the eve of which Tasso arrived, were not therefore the occasion of great rejoicing to the elderly bridegroom.
www.nndb.com /people/751/000096463   (4027 words)

 Torquato Tasso
Torquato Tasso (March 11, 1544 - April 25, 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata ("Jerusalem Delivered"; 1575), in which he describes the imaginary combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem.
In the mid-1570s, Tasso began to suffer from what is now believed to be schizophrenia.
Tasso died in 1595, before the honor could be officially conferred on him.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/t/to/torquato_tasso.html   (191 words)

 Torquato Tasso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Born in Sorrento on the eleventh of March to Bernardo Tasso, himself a poet of some esteem and a member of the very minor nobility, Torquato was able to benefit from the education that was available to those of his station.
Thus, Tasso enrolled at the University of Bologna in 1563, and after three years of study, became a courtier of Cardinal Luigi d’Este at Ferrara, under whose patronage, Tasso thrived in what could probably be called the happiest years of his life.
Tasso, sensitive to this criticism, fell into an unhealthy state of depression and melancholy and was prone to fits of irritability and instability.
faculty.smu.edu /bwheeler/Ency/tasso.html   (1126 words)

 Toquato Tasso
Tasso attended a Jesuit school in Naples, and was also educated at home by his father, Bernardo Tasso, himself a distinguished man of letters, a poet-courtier, who had been exiled from Naples and held posts here and there.
During this time Tasso wrote a number of philosophical and moral dialogues, and was visited in the middle of his misery by Montaigne.
In 1594 Tasso was invited to Rome by Pope Clement VIII to be crowned Italy's Poet Laureate.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /ttasso.htm   (989 words)

 Torquato Tasso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tasso came from a noble and literary family, and received all the advantages of such a station, including receiving and education with the son of the Duke of Urbino.
After the completion of his great work, Tasso suffered from mental instability (manifested as a persecution complex), and from 1579 to 1586 the Duke of Ferrara had him committed to the hospital of Santa Anna.
Tasso's reputation was international even during his lifetime: not only for his poetry, which was widely translated, but for his prose works and even for his life.
www.english.upenn.edu /Projects/knarf/People/tasso.html   (321 words)

 Baby Name Tasso - Origin and Meaning of Tasso
The boy's name Tasso is of Italian origin, and its meaning is "cup." Name of a great 16th-century Italian epic poet, Torquato Tasso.
Tasso is a rare male first name as it was not ranked for males of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
Tasso is a very popular surname, ranking 28243 out of 88799 for people of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.
www.thinkbabynames.com /meaning/1/Tasso   (131 words)

Tasso's desire to revise his works constantly and his neurotic fears of being used by his friends probably account for both the slowness in bringing the work to press and his unwillingness to consent to its printing.
Tasso's poem is not imitative, but perfective; he brings to completion and unity a number of strands that were available to him.
Tasso accounts for this, in part, by having Love affirm, in the Prologue, that he will "sweeten the sounds upon their tongues." Yet despite the artifice and the rhetorical patterns, the poetry succeeds, and succeeds well because it overcomes the seeming artifice which lies beneath it.
www.english.iup.edu /mhayward/aminta.htm   (5112 words)

 TASSO Wasserbetten: Fragen? Antworten!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tasso mattress materials are free from all poisonous heavy metals.
In terms of their electronic components, TASSO heating systems are approved by the German Technical Inspection Association (GS TÜV) and are emission-free.
The sensation of lying on a TASSO waterbed is one of softness and restfulness.
www.tasso.com /fragen_antworten/fragen_us.html   (4921 words)

 Nola Cuisine » Homemade Tasso Recipe
Tasso used to be made from the trim after an Acadian Hog Boucherie, thin strips, heavily seasoned, dried, then smoked for hours.
These days however, most of the Tasso that is available is a little more fancy, more of a ham than the style of the old days, mine is somewhere in between.
Tasso will keep in the freezer and is pretty easy to make, but you have to do a little planning.
www.nolacuisine.com /2005/11/03/homemade-tasso-recipe   (717 words)

 Tasso Solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tasso Solutions will help companies take their products through the successful completion of design, product compliance, and drive the product into manufacturing with an EMS partner.
Tasso's core competence is our process and project management.
Tasso has the OEM's interests as our number one priority, which differs from the EMS companies' need to focus on shipping existing product.
www.tassosolutions.com   (175 words)

 Curiosities of Literature: Ariosto and Tasso
Yet the father of Tasso, before his son had rivalled the romantic Ariosto, describes in a letter the effects of the “Orlando” on the people:—“There is no man of learning, no mechanic, no lad, no girl, no old man, who are satisfied to read the ‘Orlando Furioso’ once.
Boileau, some time before his death, was asked by a critic if he had repented of his celebrated decision concerning the merits of Tasso, whom some Italians had compared with those of Virgil; this had awakened the vengeance of Boileau, who hurled his bolts at the violators of classical majesty.
The merits of Tasso are exactly discriminated; and this particular criticism must be valuable to the lovers of poetry.
www.spamula.net /col/archives/2005/05/ariosto_and_tasso.html   (1044 words)

 Carlo TASSO-Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Carlo Tasso is Full Professor of Computer Science at Faculty of Sciences of the Univeristy of Udine.
In 1984 he founded the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the same University, where he is currently responsible of several research projects in the area of artificial intelligence and knowledge - based systems.
Carlo Tasso has been the general chair of UM97, the 6th International Conference on User Modeling that was held in Chia Laguna (Sardinia - Italy) on June 2-5, 1997.
www.dimi.uniud.it /~tasso   (695 words)

 Edinburgh Festival 1994 - Torquato Tasso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Goethe's Torquato Tasso (Lyceum), directed by Robert David MacDonald, is the finest work of this magesterially versatile director I have seen, and one of the best things at the Festival in the past 10 years.
As the bureaucrat perceived by Tasso to be maliciously engineering his downfall, the morning-suited Mark Lewis combines visual elements of Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden and Oswald Moseley.
Although produced by ATC in 1990, Goethe's 'Torquato Tasso' is unlikely to be seen on a main stage outside a festival.
members.aol.com /glasgocitz/plays/eftasso.htm   (1802 words)

 AllRefer.com - Torquato Tasso (Italian Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Torquato Tasso[tOrkwA´tO tAs´sO] Pronunciation Key, 1544–95, Italian poet, one of the foremost writers and a tragic figure of the Renaissance.
He died at a monastery in Rome shortly before he was to have been crowned poet laureate.
The legend of Tasso's doomed love for Leonora d'Este was immortalized in works by Byron, Goethe, and others and made Tasso a romantic hero.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Tasso-To.html   (489 words)

 Tasso su Kataweb News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Tasso di disoccupazione ai minimi storici nel terzo trimestre è sceso al 6,8%
Il tasso di disoccupazione dell’area Ocse resta a settembre al 6% come il mese precedente, lo 0,6% in meno di un anno fa.
Il tasso di disoccupazione in Francia scende a giugno al 9% dal 9,1% del mese precedente.
www.kataweb.it /news/tag/tasso   (330 words)

 Anne Finch as a Translator
Tasso also drew her by his melody; La Fontaine, by the moral patterning and justification of fable; she stayed with them for their anatomies of solitude, dream, pastoral, and court politics, for the freedom she felt in their dismissal of ambition and honor, and of her society's anti-feminist and cynical mores, conventions, and rewards.
Her first success in translation, her third paraphrase of Tasso through the French, is a direct result of her growing ability to derive her imagery from both her emotion-laden memories of details from her early ambivalent response to court life and from the nuances of the images and tones of her source text.
Tasso's Thirsis closes with a seemingly inconsistent paean to the beauty a court can foster, with his return to the country, restored ability to write poetry, and then due to Mopsus' evil magic, present hoarseness and apparent silence (Fubini I, ii, 625-52).
www.jimandellen.org /finch/astranslator.html   (5816 words)

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Thanks to their position as the worldwide leading manufacturer of waterbed and regeneration systems, the Vontana Corporation was able to harness their comprehensive in-house production expertise along with their substantial stock of scientific knowledge which is based on their ground-breaking research into aspects of sleep and regeneration in order to produce the SpaceBed.
The Munich Technical University was able to point to experience and references spanning many years based around their Chair in Space Technology held at that time by Johann Huber, who was responsible for the German team of scientists in Houston and who founded the Munich Space Chair 15 years ago.
Impressive efforts and personal commitment on the part of the manufacturer were shown by Tasso Schielke, an industrial designer and pilot who developed and gave his name to the TASSO Sleep products.
www.tasso.com /cms_tasso_de/englisch_cms/nasa/u_navigation_nasa.php   (589 words)

 BANCA MARCHE :: Tasso Variabile con CAP - Come funziona
Con il mutuo a Tasso Variabile con CAP la rata varia in funzione dell'andamento dei tassi di mercato, ferma restando la protezione costituita dal CAP (tasso massimo applicabile).
Il tasso di interesse applicato è pari al valore del tasso Euribor 3 mesi (parametro di riferimento) rilevato trimestralmente il secondo giorno lavorativo antecedente l’inizio di ciascun trimestre (1° febbraio, 1° maggio, 1° agosto e 1° novembre) maggiorato di uno spread.
CAP in tutti quei periodi in cui il tasso Euribor 3 mesi maggiorato dello spread è pari o superiore al CAP.
www.bancamarche.it /viewdoc.asp?CO_ID=904&tree=1066   (291 words)

 tasso - Allrecipes
Tasso is a lean chunk of cured pork (usually shoulder) or beef that's been richly seasoned with ingredients such as red pepper, garlic, FILÉ POWDER and any of several other herbs or spices, depending on the manufacturer.
Outside of Cajun country, tasso is available in some specialty gourmet shops and by mail order.
Though it's sometimes referred to as tasso ham and is most often finely chopped and used (like ham, PROSCIUTTO, PANCETTA or SALT PORK) to flavor foods such as beans, eggs and pastas, the spicy-hot tasso most definitely isn't ham.
allrecipes.com /howto/tasso/detail.aspx   (196 words)

 Tasso Misto 5x5 (linea mutui Già Casa) di UNIPOL BANCA
Mutuo a tasso misto per acquisto o ristrutturazione di un immobile ad uso abitativo; adatto a chi non vuol prendere fin da subito una decisione definitiva sul tipo di tasso da adottare
misto: scelta iniziale tra tasso fisso e tasso variabile; in seguito si può decidere se proseguire a tasso variabile (Euribor 3 mesi + spread) o a tasso fisso (IRS 5 anni + spread), e così di 5 anni in 5 anni fino alla scadenza
Se avviene in un periodo di tasso variabile verrà applicata una commissione pari all'1% del capitale rimborsato in via anticipata; se avviene in un periodo di tasso fisso verrà applicata una commissione pari al 2%
www.spaziomutui.com /tasso-misto-5x5.htm   (216 words)

 Tasso - Turkey
Tasso is sliced or diced into small pieces and added to beans, vegetables, gumbos, or red beans and rice to add flavor that's out of this world.
Savoie's® turkey tasso 8 cups water, in all 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 lb.
Add sausage, tasso, onion, bell pepper and 2 cups of the water; cook 30 minutes longer.
www.cajungrocer.com /tasso-turkey-savoies-2-p-367.html   (393 words)

 Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna
Il mutuo a tasso fisso iniziale è il finanziamento finalizzato all’acquisto, costruzione e ristrutturazione di un immobile ad uso residenziale, che permette al mutuatario di fissare il tasso di interesse per un periodo iniziale di 5,10,15, 20 anni.
Al termine del periodo iniziale a tasso fisso il mutuo proseguirà automaticamente a tasso variabile fino alla scadenza stabilita.
BPER Mutuo Famiglia a Tasso Fisso Iniziale offre tutti i vantaggi del tasso fisso senza però precludere la possibilità di ritornare al tasso variabile alla fine del periodo iniziale.
www.bper.it /mutuo/tasso_fisso.html   (262 words)

 Johann W. Goethe, Kurzinhalte, Torquato Tasso
Der weitere Wortwechsel führt schließlich dazu, daß Tasso den Degen zieht – verständlich zwar nach den verbalen Attacken Antonios, doch gesellschaftlich ein schwerer Fauxpas.
Tasso wird nach Anhörung der Beteiligten vom Herzog auf sein Zimmer verbannt – eine unwiderlegbar väterlich milde Entscheidung, die von Tasso aber als »Gefangenschaft« in ihrer Schwere weit überbewertet wird.
In den folgenden drei Aufzügen wird zwar noch viel geredet, doch kommt nur wenig Neues hinzu: Tasso soll den Hof von Ferrara verlassen – nicht auf immer, sondern auf Zeit.
www.xlibris.de /Autoren/Goethe/Goethe_Kurzinhalte/Torquato.htm   (399 words)

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