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  • Dante in Loveby AN Wilson; A. N. Wilson

    Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 11.65

    In Dante in Love , A. N. Wilson presents a glittering study of an artist and his world, arguing that without an understanding of medieval Florence, it is impossible to comprehend the meaning of Dante's great poem. He explains how the Italian States were at that time locked into violent feuds, mirrored in the ferocious competition between the Holy... more...

  • Dante's Deadly Sinsby Raymond Angelo Belliotti

    Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95

    Dante’s Deadly Sins is a unique study of the moral philosophy behind Dante’s master work that considers the Commedia as he intended, namely, as a practical guide to moral betterment. Focusing on Inferno and Purgatorio , Belliotti examines the puzzles and paradoxes of Dante’s moral assumptions, his treatment of the 7 deadly... more...

  • Dante's Divine Comedyby Harold M. Priest

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1964; US$ 4.95

    This classic poem of 14th-century Italy is an allegory of a journey through the various levels of heaven and hell. In between, Dante describes Purgatory (Purgatorio). It is the first great poetic work written in Italian. more...

  • Dante's Inventionby James Burge

    The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69

    The young Dante Alighieri was a self-absorbed poet who composed rarefied verse about the nature of love. While medieval Florence descended into turmoil, he seemed entirely uninterested by anything other than Beatrice, the girl he had loved since they were both children. Fate had to work very hard to make him write his great work, 'The Divine Comedy'.... more...

  • Dante's Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religionby Gregory B. Stone

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    A study of Dante from an Arabo-Islamic perspective. more...

  • Danteworldsby Guy P. Raffa

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    One of the greatest works of world literature, Dante Alighieri?s The Divine Comedy has, despite its enormous popularity and importance, often stymied readers with its multitudinous characters, references, and themes. But until now, students of the Inferno have lacked a suitable resource to guide their reading. Welcome to Danteworlds , the... more...

  • Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Agesby Ernest L. Fortin; Marc A. LePain

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 32.99

    Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Ages offers scholars of Dante's Divine Comedy an integral understanding of the political, philosophical, and religious context of the medieval masterwork. First penned in French by Ernest L. Fortin, one of America's foremost thinkers in the fields of philosophy and theology, Dissidence et philosophie au moyen-%ge... more...

  • The Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciencesby Giuseppe C. Di Scipio; Aldo Scaglione

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 191.00

    The guiding principle of this volume is the concept of the artes liberales , the trivium and quadrivium , as branches of learning that are rooted in Dante Alighieri?s mind. The present volume contains essays by leading international scholars on the various scientific and artistic disciplines which form the background, sources, and presence in Dante?s... more...

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, 1: Infernoby Dante Alighieri; Robert M. Durling; Ronald L. Martinez

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 12.99

    This new translation presents the Italian text of the Inferno, and, on facing pages, Robert Durling's new prose translation, which brings a new power and accuracy to the rendering of Dantes extraordinary vision of Hell, with all its terror, pathos, and sardonic humor, and its penetrating analyses of the psychology of sin and the ills that plague... more...

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, 3by Robert Durling; Ronald Martinez; Robert Turner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 17.99

    Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the... more...