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Agustín de Montiano y Luyando (1697–1764)

Montiano y Luyando, Agustín de (mōn-ti-ä’nō ē lö-i-än’dō). A Spanish poet and dramatist; born at Valladolid, March 1, 1697; died at Madrid, Nov. 1, 1764. He was director of the Academy of History, Madrid. He wrote: ‘The Rape of Diana’ and ‘The Lyre of Opheus,’ poems; ‘Virginia’ (1750) and ‘Athaulpho’ (1753), tragedies aiming at a reform of the Spanish drama by bringing it into conformity with the rules of the French stage; and other works.