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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.