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Count Fulvio Testi (1593–1646)

Testi, Fulvio, Count (tes’tē). An Italian statesman and poet; born at Ferrara, 1593; died there, 1646. He was one of the most notable lyric poets of Italy in his time. Besides songs and ballads, he wrote: ‘Arsinda; or, the Line of the Princes d’Este,’ a drama; ‘The Isle of Alcina,’ a tragedy; an uncompleted epic, ‘Constantine,’ ‘Italy,’ a poem in 43 stanzas, in which he portrays the situation of Italy under the Spanish yoke.