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The Divine Comedy (La Divina Commedia #1-3)
by Dante Alighieri

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The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice; and finally, his arrival in Heaven. Examining questions of faith, desire and enlightenment, the poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265 and belonge The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice; and finally, his arrival in Heaven. Examining questions of faith, desire and enlightenment, the poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265 and belonged to a noble but impoverished family. His life was divided by political duties and poetry, the most of famous of which was inspired by his meeting with Bice Portinari, whom he called Beatrice,including La Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy. He died in Ravenna in 1321.

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Dante Alighieri, or simply Dante (May 14/June 13 1265 – September 13/14, 1321), is one of the greatest poets in the Italian language; with the comic story-teller Boccaccio and the poet Petrarch, he forms the classic trio of Italian authors. Dante Alighieri was born in the city-state Florence in 1265. He first saw the woman, or rather the child, who was to become the poetic love of his life when he

Data Book The Divine Comedy (La Divina Commedia #1-3)

Original Title Divina Commedia ISBN 0679433139 (ISBN13: 9780679433132 ) Edition Language English Series La Divina Commedia #1-3 Characters Virgilio, Odysseus, Achilles (Greek hero), Dante Alighieri, Beatrice...more , Roland...less Literary Awards Prêmio Jabuti for Tradução (2000), Deutsch-Italienischer Übersetzerpreis (2013), Премія імені Максима Рильського (1978) (1619)