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1) Boiardo, Matteo Maria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian poet, count of Scandiano. A favorite at the Este court in Ferrara, he served on diplomatic missions and became ducal captain of Modena and later of Reggio....

2) Bojardo, Matteo Maria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bojardo, Matteo Maria, see Boiardo....

3) Berni, Francesco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian humorous poet, a priest. He was noted for his burlesque capitoli, light, often ribald verses in terza rima. He revised Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato, adding...

4) Bayard, horse, in chivalric romance. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bayard, horse, in chivalric romance, (baŽrd) (KEY) , Ital. Baiardo (bayarŽdo) (KEY) , in chivalric romance, a bay horse, remarkable for his spirit and for his unique...

5) Ariosto, Ludovico. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian epic and lyric poet. As a youth he was a favorite at the court of Ferrara; later he was in the service of Ippolito I, Cardinal d'Este, and from 1517 until...

6) Panizzi, Sir Anthony. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Panizzi settled in England in 1823 and was naturalized in 1832. He was associated with the British Museum library as assistant librarian (1831-37), keeper of printed...

7) Roland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French hero of the medieval Charlemagne cycle of chansons de geste, immortalized in the Chanson de Roland (11th or 12th cent.). Existence of an early Roland poem...

8) Este, Italian noble family. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian noble family, rulers of Ferrara (1240-1597) and of Modena (1288-1796) and celebrated patrons of the arts during the Renaissance. Probably of Lombard origin,...

9) Italian literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian literature, writings in the Italian language, as distinct from earlier works in Latin and French. 1 The Thirteenth CenturyThe first Italian vernacular literature...

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