40 relations: Battle of Pavia, Castel Goffredo, Castelnuovo Scrivia, Cymbeline, Edward III (play), Fabliau, Filippo Lippi, François de Belleforest, Giovanni Boccaccio, Giuseppe Giacosa, Heptaméron, Jean Mairet, John Fletcher (playwright), John Marston (poet), John Payne (poet), John Webster, Lombardy, Lope de Vega, Lucrezia Gonzaga, Mantua, Marguerite de Navarre, Milan, Much Ado About Nothing, Philip Massinger, Piedmont, Pierre Boaistuau, Roman Catholic Diocese of Agen, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare apocrypha, Sophonisba, The Decameron, The Duchess of Malfi, The Maid's Tragedy, The Picture (Massinger play), Theology, Tortona, Triumphs, Twelfth Night, William Painter (author), William Shakespeare.
The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of 24 February 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521–26.
Castel Goffredo is a comune in the province of Mantua, in Lombardy, Italy, lying from Mantua and a few more from Brescia.
Castelnuovo Scrivia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about east of Turin and about northeast of Alessandria.
Cymbeline, also known as Cymbeline, King of Britain, is a play by William Shakespeare set in Ancient Britain and based on legends that formed part of the Matter of Britain concerning the early Celtic British King Cunobeline.
The Raigne of King Edward the Third, commonly shortened to Edward III, is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596.
A fabliau (plural fabliaux) is a comic, often anonymous tale written by jongleurs in northeast France between ca.
Fra' Filippo Lippi, O.Carm. (c. 1406 – 8 October 1469), also called Lippo Lippi, was an Italian painter of the Quattrocento (15th century).
François de Belleforest (1530 – 1 January 1583) was a prolific French author, poet and translator of the Renaissance.
Giovanni Boccaccio (16 June 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist.
Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 – 1 September 1906) was an Italian poet, playwright and librettist.
The Heptaméron is a collection of 72 short stories written in French by Marguerite of Navarre (1492–1549), published posthumously in 1558.
Jean (de) Mairet (10 May 160431 January 1686) was a classical French dramatist who wrote both tragedies and comedies.
John Fletcher (1579–1625) was a Jacobean playwright.
John Marston (baptised 7 October 1576 – 25 June 1634) was an English poet, playwright and satirist during the late Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.
John Payne (23 August 1842 – 11 February 1916) was an English poet and translator.
John Webster (c. 1580 – c. 1634) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage.
Lombardy (Lombardia; Lumbardia, pronounced: (Western Lombard), (Eastern Lombard)) is one of the twenty administrative regions of Italy, in the northwest of the country, with an area of.
Lope Félix de Vega y Carpio (25 November 156227 August 1635) was a Spanish playwright, poet, novelist and marine.
Lucrezia Gonzaga di Gazzuolo (1522 – 11 February 1576) was an Italian noblewoman known for her literary talents, and her association with Matteo Bandello.
Mantua (Mantova; Emilian and Latin: Mantua) is a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy, and capital of the province of the same name.
Marguerite de Navarre (Marguerite d'Angoulême, Marguerite d'Alençon; 11 April 149221 December 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angoulême and Margaret of Navarre, was the princess of France, Queen of Navarre, and Duchess of Alençon and Berry.
Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.
Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career.
Philip Massinger (1583 – 17 March 1640) was an English dramatist.
Piedmont (Piemonte,; Piedmontese, Occitan and Piemont; Piémont) is a region in northwest Italy, one of the 20 regions of the country.
Pierre Boaistuau, also known as Pierre Launay or Sieur de Launay (c. 1517, Nantes – 1566, Paris) was a French Renaissance humanist writer, author of a number of popularizing compilations and discourses on various subjects.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Agen (Latin: Dioecesis Agennensis; French: Diocèse d'Agen) is a Latin Rite Roman Catholic diocese in France.
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.
The Shakespeare apocrypha is a group of plays and poems that have sometimes been attributed to William Shakespeare, but whose attribution is questionable for various reasons.
Sophonisba (also Sophonisbe, Sophoniba; in Punic, 𐤑𐤐𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋 Ṣap̄anbaʿal) (fl. 203 BC) was a Carthaginian noblewoman who lived during the Second Punic War, and the daughter of Hasdrubal Gisco Gisgonis (son of Gisco).
The Decameron (Italian title: "Decameron" or "Decamerone"), subtitled "Prince Galehaut" (Old Prencipe Galeotto and sometimes nicknamed "Umana commedia", "Human comedy"), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375).
The Duchess of Malfi (originally published as The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy) is a macabre, tragic play written by the English dramatist John Webster in 1612–13.
The Maid's Tragedy is a play by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher.
The Picture is a Caroline era stage play, a tragicomedy written by Philip Massinger, and first published in 1630.
Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.
Tortona is a comune of Piemonte, in the Province of Alessandria, Italy.
Triumphs (Italian: Trionfi) is a series of poems by Petrarch in the Tuscan language evoking the Roman ceremony of triumph, where victorious generals and their armies were led in procession by the captives and spoils they had taken in war.
Twelfth Night, or What You WillUse of spelling, capitalization, and punctuation in the First Folio: "Twelfe Night, Or what you will" is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–1602 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.
William Painter (or Paynter, c. 1540 – mid-February 1595 in London)) was an English author and translator.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.