Tommaso Campanella, Italian Philosopher and Poet

by Francesco Cozza

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Tommaso Campanella
  • Birth: September 5, 1568, Stignano (Kingdom of Sicily)
  • Death: May 21, 1639, Paris, France
  • Languages: Italian; Latin
  • Who he was: Italian monk, philosopher, and poet who suffered twenty-seven years of imprisonment by the Inquisition for heresy; he wrote the utopian novel La città del Sole (The City of the Sun)
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GGB (+PGR 3); Bloom

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