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Giovanni Prati (1814–1884)

Prati, Giovanni (prä’tē). An Italian lyric poet; born at Dascindo near Trent, Jan. 27, 1814; died at Rome, May 9, 1884. He wrote ‘Edmenegarda’ (1841), a powerful narrative poem after the Byronic manner, which was received with extraordinary favor. Then followed several volumes of lyric poetry, which still further enhanced the poet’s reputation. His satire ‘Satan and the Graces’ (1855), and his epics ‘Count Riga’ (1856), ‘Rudolf’ (1858), ‘Aribert’ (1860), were equally successful.