Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto



Orlando-FuriosoOrlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto

Orlando Furioso is just an amazing Italian poem. This was considered as the epic poem. Ludovico Ariosto is the writer of this poem. This poem has a great influenced on Italian culture. 1516 just the version of this poem published. The poem is not complete still in 1532. This is based on the romantic story. This poem is fully published in 1495. The romanced contain poem named Orlando in Love.

This poem is an amazing romance story. Roland is the main hero of this poem this poem has featured the appearance of old French. Through 16th century to 17th century, this poem got the high attention and considered the amazing romance story. In this poem, the author describes the background of his romance story. Here also describe some events of war happening that time. The whole things increased the taste of this poem and amazed the peoples.

This poem is quite long and contains the forty-six cantos. Eight stanzas are with eight lines each. Ottava Rima is also used here the one of the important technique used for the elaboration and description of the romantic epics. This poem is considered the largest poem in European language literature containing 38,736 lines.

Ariosto is a man who starting working in this poem when he was 32 years old in 1506. April 1516 first editions of this poem published contain 40 cantos. The second one edition is minor and published in 1521. Ariosto works on this poem in continually and he makes more amazing cantos in 1920 and gives the high strength of this poem. The last version of this poem named Orlando Furioso is published. 1532 is the publishing date of this poem and containing 46 cantos.