Castiglione, Baldassare
Castiglione, Baldassare
Italian prose-writer, b. at Casatico, near Mantua, 6 December, 1478; died at Toledo, Spain, 7 February, 1529

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  • Castiglione, Baldassare — born Dec. 6, 1478, Casatico, near Mantua died Feb. 2, 1529, Toledo Italian diplomat, courtier, and writer. Born into a noble family, he was attached to the courts of Mantua and Urbino and later entered papal service. He is remembered for The… …   Universalium

  • Castiglione, Baldassare — (1478 1529)    Italian author and diplomat, best known for his Il cortegiano The Courtier, first published in Venice in 1528, a work that greatly influenced Renaissance culture. Castiglione was born in Casàtico, near Mantua, where his family… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Castiglione, Baldassare — ► (1478 1529) Escritor italiano. Recibió una educación humanística. Su obra principal, El Cortesano, impresa en 1528, muestra los ideales renacentistas del cortesano perfecto. * * * (6 dic. 1478, Casatico, cerca de Mantua–2 feb. 1529, Toledo).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Castiglione, Baldassare — (ca. 1478 1529)    Italian writer and diplomat. The son of a professional soldier who served the marquis of Mantua, Castiglione received a humanistic education but began his career as a military officer and diplomat. In 1504, having met Duke… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

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  • Baldassare Castiglione — Baldassare Castiglione. Portrait by Raphael Born December 6, 1478(1478 12 06) near Casatico, which is near …   Wikipedia

  • Baldassare Castiglione —     Baldassare Castiglione     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Baldassare Castiglione     An Italian prose writer, b. at Casatico, near Mantua, 6 December, 1478; died at Toledo, Spain, 7 February, 1529. After receiving a classical education at Milan,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Baldassare Castiglione — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Castiglione. Baldassare Castiglione …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Baldassare Castiglione — Baldassare Castiglione, Porträt von Raffael Baldassare Castiglione (* 6. Dezember 1478 in Casatico bei Mantua; † 7. Februar 1529 in Toledo, Spanien) war Graf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baldassare — is an Italian masculine given name, and may refer to:* Baldassare Aloisi (1578 1638), Italian history and portrait painter and engraver * Baldassare Bianchi (1612 1679), Italian painter * Baldassare Castiglione (1478 1529), Italian Renaissance… …   Wikipedia

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