Fiammetta, Fiametta— pseudonym of Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Boccaccio was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous Women, and his poetry in the Italian vernacular...

's beloved and muse, her real name may have been Maria d’Aquino.

Boccaccio's works with her name

  • The Filocolo
    The Filocolo
    The Filocolo is a novel written by Giovanni Boccaccio between 1335-36. It is considered to be the first novel of Italian literature written in prose. It is based on a very popular story of the time, Florio e Biancifiore....

  • Teseida
  • Il Filostrato
    Il Filostrato
    Il Filostrato is a poem by the Italian writer Giovanni Boccaccio, and the inspiration for Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and, through Chaucer, the Shakespeare play Troilus and Cressida...

  • Ninfale d'Ameto
  • Amorosa visione
  • Fiammetta (novel)
  • Ninfale fiesolano
  • The Decameron
    The Decameron
    The Decameron, also called Prince Galehaut is a 14th-century medieval allegory by Giovanni Boccaccio, told as a frame story encompassing 100 tales by ten young people....

    (Novels № I, 5; II, 5; III, 6; IV, 1; V, 9; VI, 6; VII, 5; VIII, 6; IX, 5; X, 6)
  • Sonnets (№ XLV, XCVII, CII, CXXVI)


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