Legendary Italian seducer Casanova is rumored to have eaten more than fifty oysters a day to boost his sexual prowess.
Bettina von Hase reports from the Ridotto, where Casanova once roamed.
His memoirs led Campagnol to a convent at the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli on Murano, where Mr. Casanova had a lover.
There have always been some people who had far more sex partners than others (historically, Casanova; today, Tiger Woods).
The Spanish star plays a sociopath in his cinematic reunion with Pedro Almodóvar—and a Casanova feline in Puss in Boots.
Casanova entreats their excellencies not to refuse the poor wretch this gift.
He was still holding Casanova's hands, and he pressed them fondly.
Not till he heard the voice, did Casanova recognize who it was.
He laughed good-humoredly, and made as if to help Casanova into the carriage.
It is a historical fact that Casanova visited Voltaire at Ferney.
"man of carnal adventures, connoisseur of seduction," 1888, from Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seignalt (1725-1798), the infamous debaucher. His name could be Englished as Jacob Jerome Newhouse, which is somewhat less romantic.
A ladies' man and seducer; lover-boy: Do ravish me, you wicked casanova you
[1880s+; fr the name of Giacomo Girolamo Casanova, 1725–98, a writer and legendary debaucher]