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Ludovico Ariosto

Ariosto, Ludovico (1474–1533), Italian poet best remembered for the epic Orlando Furioso (1532), which continued the Roland legend, depicting the hero as a love-torn knight. The work greatly influenced later poets such as Edmund Spenser and Lord Byron.

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