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Petrarch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Biography Youth and early career. Petrarch was born in the Tuscan city of Arezzo in 1304. He was the son of Ser Petracco and his wife Eletta Canigiani.

Petrarch - Philosopher, Poet -

Over his lifetime, Petrarch discovered lost classics, wrote new classics and helped pave the way for the Renaissance. Learn more at

Francesco Petrarch - Father of Humanism

Information on Petrarch, an archive of his works, images, and a collected papers about the author.

Petrarch | Italian poet |

Petrarch, Italian in full Francesco Petrarca (born July 20, 1304, Arezzo, Tuscany [Italy]—died July 18/19, 1374, Arquà, near Padua, Carrara), Italian scholar, poet ...

Petrarch - New World Encyclopedia

Francesco Petrarca or Petrarch (July 20, 1304 – July 19, 1374) was an Italian scholar and poet, most famous for having invented the sonnet. He was a primary ...

Petrarch | Academy of American Poets

Known in English as Petrarch, Francesco Petrarca was born at dawn on July 20, 1304, in the city of Arezzo, in central Italy, just south of Florence.

Petrarch : The Poetry Foundation

Francesco Petrarch was born in 1304 in Arezzo, Italy, though he spent most of his childhood living around Florence, Tuscany, and Avignon. After briefly studying law ...

Petrarch - Wikiquote

Francesco Petrarca, the mirror of our century, after completing a vast array of volumes, on reaching his seventy-first year, closed his last day in his library.


Francesco Petrarch. Help support New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an instant download. Includes the Catholic Encyclopedia, Church Fathers ...

Francesco Petrarch - Father of Humanism

Francesco Petrarch, who he was, what he did, his writings, letters and poems.