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Cesare Arici (1782–1836)

Arici, Cesare (ä-rē’chē). An Italian poet; born in Brescia, July 2, 1782; died there, July 2, 1836. He laid the foundations of his success with a poem on ‘The Cultivation of the Olive’ (1808), which won for him a professorship of history and literature; it still ranks among the best specimens of Italian didactic poetry. He wrote many lyric pieces, but his chief distinction is as a poet of bucolic and pastoral themes. He left in an incomplete state an epic on ‘The Destruction of Jerusalem.’