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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

Casanova

(1725–1798) loving (and likable) libertine. [Ital. Hist.: Espy, 130]
See: Lust
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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.
What: Ballet Fantastique's ballet, with choreography by Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager, is based on 18th century Italian adventurer-writer Giacomo Casanova
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.
Notorious dilitante Giacomo Casanova has been commanded to marry or face banishment from the city.
gt;>: lettres du comte Maximilien Lamberg et de Pietro Zaguri, patricien de Venise a Giacomo Casanova Paris: Honore Champion, 2008.
Giovanni Giacomo Casanova, born in Venice in 1725, was thought to have seduced hundreds of women.
David Tennant as Giacomo Casanova and Laura Fraser as Henriette in ``Casanova,'' airing at 9 tonight on KCET.
c1760 - Renowned womaniser Giacomo Casanova recalls in his memoirs that he appeared before magistrate Sir John Fielding at Bow Street charged with assaulting a prostitute, and was bound over to keep the peace.
In 18th century Venice, Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a legend, scampering from one fair maiden's bedchamber to the next.
Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a legend in 18th-century Venetian society, scampering from one fair maiden's bedchamber to the next.
Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) is a living legend and a bit of a hero to the people of 18th century Venice.
Based on legendary lothario Giacomo Casanova (an 18th Century David Walliams with fewer repetitive catchphrases), Heath Ledger (Casanova) is obsessed with the one woman he can't get off with - Francesca Bruni (Sienna Miller), a feminist beauty.