Orlando Innamorato

Matteo Maria Boiardo

1655 edition by Giovanni Battista Brigna, Venice. Orlando Innamorato (; known in English as "Orlando in Love"; in Italian titled "Orlando innamorato" as the "I" is never capitalized) is an epic poem written by the Italian Renaissance author Matteo Maria Boiardo. The poem is a romance concerning the heroic knight Orlando (Roland). It was published between 1483 (first two books) and 1495 (third book published separately, first complete edition).