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Boccaccio, Giovanni

Pronunciation: /bəˈkatʃɪəʊ/
(1313–75), Italian writer, poet, and humanist. He is most famous for the Decameron (1348–58), a collection of a hundred tales told by ten young people who have moved to the country to escape the Black Death.
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