Ippolito Pindemonte


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Ippolito Pindemonte
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Pindemonte, Ippolito

 

Born Nov. 13, 1753, in Verona; died there Nov. 18, 1828. Italian poet. Brother of G. Pindemonte.

Pindemonte’s first verses, The Mirage (1784) and Rural Idylls (1788), are characterized by sentimentality. In the narrative poem France (1789), he hailed the French Revolution, but later, frightened by Jacobin terror, he lost his revolutionary enthusiasm. In the tragedy Arminio (1804), he condemned Napoleon’s despotism. In 1822 he completed a translation of Homer’s Odyssey, one of the best in Italian.

WORKS

Poesie originali. Edited by A. Torri. Florence, 1858. Second ed.: Florence, 1865.
Elogi di letterati italiani. Florence, 1859.

REFERENCES

Rozanov, M. N. “Ob istochnike stikhotvoreniia Pushkina ‘Iz Pindemonte’.” In Pushkin, collection 2. Moscow-Leningrad, 1930.
Cimmino, N. F. I. Pindemonte e il suo tempo, vols. 1-2. Rome [1968].
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Questo cambiamento della sensibilita si manifesta non soltanto nell'area culturale francese, inglese e tedesca, ma anche in quella italiana, come dimostrano i pionieri della "solitudine": Ambrogio Viale, Ippolito Pindemonte, Aurelio de' Giorgi Bertola, Domenico Cirillo e, in parte, anche Vittorio Alfieri.
O fato suscitara inumeras controversias, e os catolicos, assim como o poeta Ippolito Pindemonte -- com o qual Foscolo iniciara a discussao sobre o tema dos sepulcros e a quem dedicara o poema --, defendiam, sob o vies religioso, tanto o culto aos mortos quanto a instituicao das sepulturas.
OS SEPULCROS traducao e notas de Gleiton Lentz A Ippolito Pindemonte Deorum manium iura sancta sunto.