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d. c. 1290, Sicily?), jurist, poet, and Latin prose writer whose poetry was praised
by Dante and whose Latin version of the ... He was a poet of the Sicilian school, a
group of early Italian vernacular poets who were associated with the courts of ...
Pop. (1990 est.) 48,560. Gumilyov, Nikolay Stepanovich, Gumi- lyov also spelled
gumilev (b. April 1 5, 1 886, Kronshtadt, Russia— d. Aug. 24, 1921, Pet- rograd [
now Leningrad]), Russian poet and theorist who founded and led the Acmeist ...
Although he is usually grouped with the German Anacreontic poets, his model
was Horace, rather than the Greek poet Anacreon, and his poetry was not limited
to the love and drinking songs characteristic of the Anacreontics. His best and ...
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