Seingalt, Jacques Casanova de


Also known as Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt, Jacques Casanova de Seingalt (1725 - 1798), was an Italian adventurer, philosopher, writer, soldier, diplomat, and spy. His vibrant andcolourful works are reflect the traditions and culture of eighteenth - century Europe. His travel expeditions are also reflected in his works. He tried his hand at such diverse occupations as religion, music, and magic. Besides poetry, criticism, and autobiography, he translated Homer's Iliad.

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Legendary 18th-century Italian writer, soldier, and diplomat, Casanova tried his hand at diverse occupations like religion, music and magic. Besides poetry and criticism, he translated Homer’s “Iliad”. His travel expeditions are reflected in his works.

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