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Boccaccio, Giovanni

Syllabification: Boc·cac·ci·o, Giovanni
Pronunciation: /bəˈkäCHēˌō
  • (1313–75), Italian writer, poet, and humanist. He is most noted for the Decameron (1348–58), a collection of 100 tales told by ten young people living in the country in order to escape the Black Death.

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