Italian poetess; born at Milan Jan. 4, 1822; died at Asolo, near Treviso, Dec. 30, 1893. She was a pupil of Luigi Carrer, and her house in Venice was for many years the rendezvous of patriots and litterateurs. She was twice married, first to S. Gentilomo, a noted Hebraist, and then to Dr. Fortis. Her works include: "La Regina di Saba" (poem); "Odi" (1842); "Nuove Poesie" (1851), dedicated to Carrer; verses on Hebrew subjects in the "Annuario" of Flaminino Servi for 5634 (Corfu, 1873), in addition to various translations of medieval Hebrew poems and original Italian verses in Jewish and other literary magazines.

  • Il Vessillo Israelitico, 1894, p. 29;
  • Illustrazione Italiana, 1894, part i., p. 6.
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