Divine Comedy

Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri
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Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The finest of all Christian allegories, The Divine Comedy ranges over the whole culture—theological as well as literary—of the Middle Ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605971988
Publisher: Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/13/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 524
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321)was an Italian poet, writer, and political thinker. After studying at the University of Bologna, he married and had four children. Dante was exiled from his hometown of Florence in 1302 due to his political leanings, finally settling in the city of Ravenna in 1307, when he began writing The Divine Comedy.

John Lotherington has written widely on Renaissance literature and history, including co-authored surveys of sixteenth-century Europe, Years of Renewal, and sixteenth-century England, The Tudor Years.  He is at present a Program Director at the Salzburg Global Seminar.

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The Divine Comedy 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 145 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sometimesin english sometimes in another language
mcbjack More than 1 year ago
The book, of course, is a classic but I was very disappointed in the translation and added notes. I find Charles Eliot Norton to be very big on himself. I would recommend (for anyone wanted to read The Divine Comedy) to find a different translation.
BRULI More than 1 year ago
The illustrations go on top of text and mesh together from page to page obscuring the written word. A huge mess. Pity, since G. Dore is the best illustrator ever. NOT RECOMMENDED-DO NOT BUY.
FusionLA More than 1 year ago
I just downloaded the this ebook, and this is not the John Ciardi translation!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a scanned and OCD version of the text that is full of errors.
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This book is old, so the way this book is written is old and proper. It's a really good book though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I learned about Dante and the Divine Comedy in school. Not sure if I liked his whole idea about the area in between heaven and hell.
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good
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All three books were amazing to have such insigh in Dantes books!
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I don't approve of the translation
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