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Casanova

Giovanni Jacopo . 1725--98, Italian adventurer noted for his Mémoires, a vivid account of his sexual adventures and of contemporary society
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Casanova

(1725–1798) loving (and likable) libertine. [Ital. Hist.: Espy, 130]
See: Lust
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Founder Carlo Parodi remembers noticing throngs of tourists wandering in search of a sign pointing out the house on Calle della Commedia where Giacomo Casanova was born on April 2, 1725.
Indeed when he hosted Giacomo Casanova in Rome in 1743, Casanova did not hesitate to define him as 'a cardinal that is more powerful than the Pope.' Yet Martelli provides another piece that further develops the polychrome mosaic of the cardinal's personality.
What: Ballet Fantastique's ballet, with choreography by Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager, is based on 18th century Italian adventurer-writer Giacomo Casanova
One of his associates was Giacomo Casanova. But when the inquisition set out to find Casanova he was found to have left Venetian territory.
Promotrice des salons venitiens, objets du desir de deux hommes puissants et celebres, Andrea Memmo et Giacomo Casanova, qui etaient d'ailleurs amis, Giustiniana Wynne se mit passionnement a ecrire, devenant ecrivaine professionnelle a 45 ans, mais la mort coupa brusquement sa carriere litteraire a 55 ans.
His movies featuring children include: I bambini in citta (1946), Heidi (1952), Finestra sul luna park (1956), Incompreso (1967), Infanzia, vocazione, e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova (1969), I bambini e noi (1970), Le a-oventure di Pinocchio (1972), Voltati Eu cenio (1980), Cuore (1984), La storia (1986), Un ragazzo di Calabria (1987), and Marcellino (1991).
Notorious dilitante Giacomo Casanova has been commanded to marry or face banishment from the city.
It begins, however, with an introduction in which Acosta discusses Giacomo Casanova's 1788 utopian novel, Icosameron.
Giovanni Giacomo Casanova, born in Venice in 1725, was thought to have seduced hundreds of women.