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Unformatted text preview: credited with developing the sonnet which became a model for lyrical poems during the Renaissance. It is obvious from simply the titles of his works, which involve the ancient world and what aspects interest him. B. Boccaccio was a friend and correspondent of Patrarch. They met while Boccaccio had left Florance and traveled to Venice. He then wrote De casibus virorum illustrium , De mulieribus claris, De montibus, silvis, fontibus, lacubus, fluminibus, stagnis seu paludibus, et de nominibus maris liber. The aspects of classical antiquity which interested him were that of archeology, and many more....
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