Dante Alighieri

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Dan·te A·li·ghie·ri

 (dän′tā ä′lē-gyĕ′rē) 1265-1321.
Italian poet whose masterpiece, The Divine Comedy (completed 1321), details his visionary progress through Hell and Purgatory, escorted by Virgil, and through Heaven, guided by his lifelong idealized love, Beatrice.

Dan′te·an adj. & n.
Dan·tesque′ (dän-tĕsk′) adj.
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Noun1.Dante Alighieri - an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)Dante Alighieri - an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)