Alfieri, Count Vittorio
Alfieri, Count Vittorio
Tragic poet of Italy (1749-1803)

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  • Count Vittorio Alfieri —     Count Vittorio Alfieri     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Count Vittorio Alfieri     The greatest tragic poet of Italy; b. at Asti (Piedmont), 17 January, 1749; d. at Florence, 8 October, 1803. He was the son of Count Antonio Alfieri and Monica… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Vittorio Alfieri — painted by David s pupil François Xavier Fabre, in Florence 1793. Count Vittorio Alfieri (16 January 1749 – 8 October 1803) was an Italian dramatist, considered the founder of Italian tragedy. [1] Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Alfieri — [äl fyer′ē] Count Vittorio [vi tôr′ē ō΄] 1749 1803; It. dramatist & poet …   English World dictionary

  • Alfieri — /ahl fye rddee/, n. Count Vittorio /veet taw rddyaw/, 1749 1803, Italian dramatist and poet. * * * …   Universalium

  • Alfieri — /ælfiˈɛəri/ (say alfee airree) noun Count Vittorio, 1749–1803, Italian dramatist and poet; works include classical dramas and political writings …   Australian English dictionary

  • Alfieri — /ahl fye rddee/, n. Count Vittorio /veet taw rddyaw/, 1749 1803, Italian dramatist and poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • count — count1 /kownt/, v.t. 1. to check over (the separate units or groups of a collection) one by one to determine the total number; add up; enumerate: He counted his tickets and found he had ten. 2. to reckon up; calculate; compute. 3. to list or name …   Universalium

  • Vittorio — /vi tawr ee oh , tohr /; It. /veet taw rddyaw/, n. a male given name, Italian form of Victor. * * * (as used in expressions) Alfieri Vittorio Count De Sica Vittorio Orlando Vittorio Emanuele Vittorio Amedeo Vittorio Emanuele * * * …   Universalium

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  • Alfieri, Vittorio, Count — born Jan. 16, 1749, Asti, Piedmont died Oct. 8, 1803, Florence Italian tragic poet and playwright. Through his lyrics and dramas he helped revive the national spirit of Italy. After a period of travel in which he experienced English political… …   Universalium

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