- The tragedy ? Othello, the Moor of Venice, a tragedy of jealousy involving Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, his wife Desdemona, his lieutenant Cassio, his ensign Iago.
- The playwright ? William Shakespeare.
- First publication ? 1604.
- Location ? Venice and Cyprus.
Of one that lov’d not wisely but too well.
— Othello, Act V, scene ii