Posts Tagged ‘dante’

Dante’s Handwritten Notes Discovered 700 Years After His Death

An Italian national treasure, and one of the greatest poets and writers to emerge from the Italian Middle Age (indeed, ever), Dante Alighieri was a 13th century and early 14th century writer who was writing at the time of Europe’s gravest crises. His contribution was so immense that he has shaped many facets of the […]

Dante’s Divine Comedy to be released into space for 700th anniversary

Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’ tells the story of a journey through hell, purgatory and paradise. Now the poem itself is being sent on an awe-inspiring trip of its own. As Italy marks 700 years since the poet’s death, his masterpiece will face the final frontier. A publishing company in Bologna, specialising in art books, has managed […]

Blackbird9 – Riding Shotgun With Dante Through Circle Game

Blackbird9 – Riding Shotgun With Dante Through Circle GameBLACKBIRD9 EFR simulcasts Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club Live on Weds 8pm-10pm US est. Welcome to Blackbird9’s Breakfast Club’s Wednesday Podcast,  Riding Shotgun With Dante Through Circle Game.  Tonight we examined the symbolism of Heaven and Hell. In the First Hour  we cover the chaotic events brought on by […]

A Pilgrimage of Thought: The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The most widely read work of Florentine politician and writer Dante Alighieri, the Divine Comedy dictates a tale of the three realms of the afterlife as believed by the Italians of the Middle Ages. Broken into three parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso are individual cantos—defined as a version of an epic poem that is usually sung—that […]

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