Beyond the Piazza Grande is the house wherein Metastasio was born.
I had read the beautiful stanzas she had written in praise of Metastasio.
The following is the original situation in Metastasio's "Olimpiade."
He finds fault with the Temistocle of Metastasio, as 'too humane.'
Yet, in spite of Metastasio, Blanche and I are not so intimate as cousins ought to be.
No, it was Metastasio and Pacchierotti, the verse and the voice.
The consideration of such a libretto as this renders comprehensible the esteem in which Metastasio's texts were held.
His first rise was his acquaintance with Metastasio, the poet-laureate of the court.
Among them is a very interesting head of Metastasio, painted when he was young.
Dr. Arne translated the words from the Artaserse of Metastasio.