Dante Alighieri


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 (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.

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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)
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Ciardi J (trans.) (1954) Translator's note to The Inferno by Dante Alighieri. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Cosmological and Philosophical World of Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy as a Medieval Vision of the Universe
Parodi's review of the seventh edition of Scartazzini's commentary (BSDI 23 [1916]: 7-8), for reference to a remark of Giuseppe Lisio (in his Lo bello stile nelle "Rime" e nella "Commedia" di Dante Alighieri [Rome: Unione coop.
He analyzes Dionysius's thought on the names of God and the names for God, the content of the treatises, thought on mystical theology and the celestial and ecclesiastical hierarchies, the letters, authors who influenced Dionysius(from Plato to Proclus), and authors influenced by Pseudo-Dionysius (everyone from Thomas Aquinas to Dante Alighieri).
Alas, no one referred to the others destined for that place of whom the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri said, "the hottest place in hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis."
1907) painting Dante Alighieri shown at the Salon of 1853.
Former Scotland footballer Archie Baird, 82, was awarded a gold medal by the Italian Dante Alighieri Society.
Anniversaries: 1321: Death of Italian poet Dante Alighieri; 1852: Death of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; 1959: The Soviet spacecraft Lunik II became first to land on the Moon; 1975: Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, first United States saint canoni sed by Pope Paul VI; 1988: A London taxi arrived in New Delhi with the meter showing a fare of pounds 13,200 at London rates; 1992: UN troops landed in Somalia; 1993: Jordan and Israel signed agreement.
Boccaccio's Vita di Dante Alighieri or Trattatello in laude di Dante (1354-55; "Little Tractate in Praise of Dante") show his devotion to Dante's memory.