Who is Dante AlighieriDante Alighieri (Italian: [ˈdante aliˈɡjɛːri]), probably baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri and often referred to simply as Dante (, also US: ; c. 1265 – 14 September 1321), was an Italian poet, writer and philosopher. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered one of the most important poems of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.Dante is known for establishing the use of the vernacular in literature at a time when most poetry was written in Latin, which was accessible only to the most educated readers. His De vulgari eloquentia (On Eloquence in the Vernacular) was one of the first scholarly defenses of the vernacular. His use of the ...
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Dante Alighieri Poems
- The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Paradise: Canto Ix
After solution of my doubt, thy Charles,
O fair Clemenza, of the treachery spake
That must befall his seed: but, "Tell it not,"
Said he, "and let the destin'd years come round." ...
- The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Purgatory: Canto Ii
Now had the sun to that horizon reach'd,
That covers, with the most exalted point
Of its meridian circle, Salem's walls,
And night, that opposite to him her orb ...
- The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Paradise: Canto Xvi
O slight respect of man's nobility!
I never shall account it marvelous,
That our infirm affection here below
Thou mov'st to boasting, when I could not choose, ...
- The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Hell, Or The Inferno: Canto Xxiii
In silence and in solitude we went,
One first, the other following his steps,
As minor friars journeying on their road.
- The Divine Comedy By Dante: The Vision Of Paradise: Canto Xvii
Such as the youth, who came to Clymene
To certify himself of that reproach,
Which had been fasten'd on him, (he whose end
Still makes the fathers chary to their sons), ...
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Dante Alighieri Quotes
- The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
- A great flame follows a little spark.
- If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.
- A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence.
- Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye.Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine,Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure.All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Comments about Dante AlighieriUnknownleadere: the darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain neutrality in times of moral crisis. --dante alighieri
Tinyhousetalk: “mankind is at its best when it is most free.” ~ dante alighieri
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Doe_adi: the venn diagram of my interests is very simple: art on one side, dante on the other, and this set of postcards based on monika beisner’s paintings of each canto of the commedia in the middle…
7ma_gc: there is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. dante alighieri
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