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The Divine Comedy is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri (c1265–1321) between 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature,­and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.­The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-­view as it was promulgated under the Western Church. It helped establish the Tuscan dialect, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. In central Italy's political struggle between Guelphs and Ghibellines, Dante was part of the Guelphs, who in general favored the Papacy over the Holy Roman Emperor. Florence's Guelphs split into factions around 1300, the White Guelphs, and the Black Guelphs. Dante was among the White Guelphs who were exiled in 1302 by the Lord-­Mayor Cante de' Gabrielli di Gubbio, after troops under Charles of Valois entered the city, at the . . .

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Author: Dante AlighieriPublisher: Chapman and Hall, 1849Book contributor: Oxford UniversityLanguage: English0 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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Author: Dante AlighieriPublisher: FabrisYear published: 1840Book contributor: Oxford UniversityLanguage: Italian2 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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A la mitad del viaje de nuestra vida me encontré en una selva obscura por haberme apartado del camino recto". Con estos inmortales versos, Dante Alighieri comienza el relato de su travesía por las tres regiones del mundo: el infierno, el purgatorio y el cielo. Como lo afirma Borges en sus Ensayos Dantescos, es el sentido de ascenso y redención lo que le da el carácter de comedia a este poema. La descripción de los suplicios infernales y el encuentro celestial con la amada Beatriz constituyen, quizás, la cumbre más alta de la literatura universal.

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Il Convivio (1304-­1307), dal latino convivium, ovvero "banchetto" (di sapienza), è la prima delle opere di Dante scritta subito dopo il forzato allontanamento di Firenze. È un prosimetro che si presenta come un'enciclopedia dei saperi più importan...

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Author: Dante AlighieriYear published: 1796Book contributor: Oxford UniversityLanguage: French1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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