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Church to military to music… and womanizing
See the gallery. Casanova is in love with Francesca, who thinks he is a friend of himself even though he is engaged to Victoria, who is the love of Giovanni, Francesca's brother. Francesca is betrothed to Paprizzio who thinks Casanova is the feminist writer Guardi, who is really Francessca's nomme de plume.
Today, Casanova is best known as one of the most famous lovers in history. But the Venetian was more than a womanizer. He was a scam artist and scofflaw, an alchemist, spy and church cleric. He wrote satires, fought duels, and escaped from prison more than once.
Casanova had a lover. Legendary Italian seducer Casanova is rumored to have eaten more than fifty oysters a day to boost his sexual prowess. There have always been some people who had far more sex partners than others historically, Casanova ; today, Tiger Woods. Bettina von Hase reports from the Ridotto, where Casanova once roamed. Casanova , in the first chapter of his Memoirs, says that he suffered during his boyhood from the same violent hmorrhages. She had turned round; her face betrayed nothing, but there was a slight quaver in her voice which no one but Casanova noticed.