Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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Dante Alighieri
Born in Florence, Italymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Ravenna, Italymap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Nov 2014 | Last significant change: 11 Dec 2018
15:47: Colleen (Rodgers) Bake posted a message on the page for Dante Alighieri. [Thank Colleen for this]
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Dante is best known for his Divine Comedy, originally called Comed├Ča and later called Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language.

Dante was born to Alaghiero or Alighiero di Bellincione & Bella, most likely a member of the Abati family. Dante claimed that his family descended from the ancient Romans (Inferno, XV, 76), but the earliest relative he could mention by name was Cacciaguida degli Elisei (Paradiso, XV, 135), born no earlier than about 1100.

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On 11 Dec 2018 at 15:47 GMT Colleen (Rodgers) Bake wrote:

The Works of Dante Alighieri

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/507



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