BIOGRAPHIES -
POETS, COURTIERS AND RULERS

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Poets

Giambattista Guarini

Giambattista Pigna

Torquato Tasso

 

Rulers

Alfonso II d'Este, Duca di Ferrara

Leonora d'Este

Lucrezia d’Este, Duchessa di Urbino

Ottavio Farnese, Duca di Parma

Cardinale Alessandro Farnese

 

Courtiers

Barbara Sanseverina, Contessa di Sala

Giulio Thiene, Conte di Scandiano

Hercole Varano

 

 

Written by Laurie Stras.

Last updated 21 January, 2002.

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