Get Your Premium Membership

Francesco Petrarch

Francesco Petrarch Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Petrarch, or Petrarca, (1304-1374) a poet, historian, and scholar, Petrarch was absorbed with the classics and introduced them to his contemporaries. He is seen as a forerunner of the Renaissance. He was a great letter writer, and wrote some odd letters to dead figures of the past. Here are some samples


Poems are below...



Articles

Articles about Francesco Petrarch or articles that mention Francesco Petrarch.

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by Francesco Petrarch.

See also: All Francesco Petrarch Quotes

Quote Left Man has no greater enemy than himself. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left And I live on, but in grief and self-contempt, Left here without the light I loved so much,... Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Oh, may she deign to stand at my bedside When I come to die; and may she call to me And draw me to her in the blessed place! Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment