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TRIUNVIRATO Dante Alighieri (Firenze 1265 – Ravenna 1321), Giovanni Boccaccio (Firenze 1313 – Certaldo 1375), Francesco Petrarca (Arezzo 1304 – Padova 1374) I tre grandi “Trecentisti”, precursori dell’Umanesimo, nelle sculture sulla facciata degli Uffizi Tomado de : https://itinerarimediterranei.wordpress.com/2012/01/12/dante-alighieri-giovanni-boccaccio-e-francesco-petrarca/

Giovanni Boccaccio 1313-1375 Another scholar-humanist and friend of Petrarca, who encouraged him to study ancient Greek. The renaissance was waiting to begin.His masterwork, The Decameron has influenced artists from Chaucer to Pasolini, and no doubt beyond.

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How to Live: Lessons from Montaigne, Godfather of Blogging

How to Live: Lessons from Montaigne, Godfather of Blogging by Maria Popova - "Don’t worry about death, pay attention, read a lot, give up control, embrace imperfection."