The Divine Comedy: The Vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise
DescriptionThe Divine Comedy: The Vision of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise: Hell, Dante Alighieri. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso.
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May 06, 2018
7.01 X 0.58 X 10.0 inches | 1.06 pounds
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DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321) was an Italian poet who is often called the 'Father of the Italian language'.
Paul Gustave Doré (January 6, 1832 - January 23, 1883) was a French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving and steel engraving.