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Great Writers: Dante - The Divine Comedy


This edition of the Great Writers series documents the life of Alighieri Dante and focuses on how he produced one of the world's most revered written works, The Divine Comedy.
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This edition of the Great Writers series documents the life of Alighieri Dante and focuses on how he produced one of the world's most revered written works, The Divine Comedy.
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Special Features

Visual interpretations of "The Divine Comedy" by the Topiary Dance Group; The Doré illustrations, first published in 1861; New location footage from Florence, Dante's birthplace; The themes; The plot; The characters; Interpretation and analyses by leading authorities and scholars
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2006
  • UPC: 032031704497
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  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,808

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dante: The Divine Comedy
1. Opening [:38]
2. The First Work Written in Italian [3:51]
3. The Life of Dante [2:53]
4. The Inspiration of Beatrice [2:25]
5. One Hundred Cantos [3:02]
6. Nine Inner Circles of Hell [14:59]
7. Ascent Into Purgatory [5:29]
8. The Seven Deadly Sins [5:38]
9. Ascent Into Paradise [1:02]
10. Ten Levels of Heaven [5:56]
11. The Light of God [1:10]
12. An Influence on Poets and Artists [3:55]
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Disc #1 -- Dante: The Divine Comedy
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