Rustico di Filippo
Rustico di Filippo ro͞o´stēkō dē fēlēp´pō [key], 13th cent. Italian poet. He was perhaps one of the first to use the Tuscan dialect in literature. Some 60 of his sonnets, most of them in a burlesque vein, are extant. He was a friend of Brunetto Latini.
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