Franco Sacchetti

Sacchetti, Franco (frängˈkō säk-kĕtˈtē) [key], c.1330–1400, Italian author. He held a number of public offices in Florence and wrote lyric verse and moral discourses. He is best remembered for his Novelle (c.1378–c.1395), a collection of tales in the manner of the Decameron.

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