Divina Commedia

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a narrative epic poem written by Dante

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Alighieri D (1979) La Divina Commedia, Bosco G and Reggio U (trans).
Tempo ed eternita nella Divina Commedia. Pescara: Editrice Italica, 1965.
I film italiani ispirati alia Divina Commedia appartengono prevalentemente alla tradizione del cinema d'autore.
On the other hand, allusions to the Divina Commedia give us some deeper insights into this "impossible world" and generate new readings.
Longfellow 338) The transition from the inferior stage of human perception (intellect and art combined) to the superior movement (intellect and religion combined, symbolized in Beatrice, or the lady Filosofia) is prepared in Divina commedia by another Roman poet, Statius, whom Dante and Virgil met first in Canto XXI of "Purgatorio." Statius joins both poets in their ascent, but while Virgil fades from beside Dante in Canto XXIX, Statius appears still accompanying Dante throughout the final four cantos of "Purgatorio." It is because Statius admitted Christianity or was at least Christian in his soul.
The standard English version of the Divina Commedia for most of the 19th century was that of Henry Francis Cary, first published in 1806.
Enrico Scrovegni, the son of the wealthy banker and infamous usurer Rainaldo Scrovegni, whom Dante's Divina Commedia has burning in hell, had a chapel built in Padua, Italy, where he would pray for the sins of his father; the chapel is adorned with frescoes by Giotto, which are among the pinnacles of European art.
Benigni - who had a huge success touring Italy with his 90-minute TuttoDante show, in which he recites Dante (the celebrated Middle Ages poet who imagined afterlife in the Divina Commedia) has always been a sympathiser of Italy's left.
But she is also, in the Divina Commedia (1307?-1321), wisdom, philosophy and spiritual guide to the mysteries of paradise.
In the light of the angels; angelology and cosmology in Dante's Divina Commedia.
After a few monastic and Latin entries, the bio-bibliography moves into real halian texts with the first printed edition of Dante Alighieri's Divina Commedia in Folignio in 1472, "Comedia" and "Alleghieri" in the original.
In one of the pioneering analyses of Flann O'Brien's The Third Policeman, Hugh Kenner stated: "The book is a black joke, a comic turn; it is not a Divina Commedia, and never dreamed of being one" (69).
Dante thought that vision a wondrous way to conclude his La Divina Commedia. For us, it's not a bad way to wrap up a Church Year or a life, for that matter.