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Alla Sera di Ugo Foscolo Posted by on Oct 24, 2012

Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, writer,  and essayist, was born in 1778 on the Greek island of Zante (Zakynthos), which at that time was part of the Venetian republic. Following his father’s death in 1788, he moved to Venice with his mother and brothers, leaving Zante for ever. Besides being a poet and writer, Foscolo was…

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