Sacchetti, Franco

Sacchetti, Franco frngk? sk-k?tt? [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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