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Dante and Giovanni del Virgilio,: Including a critical edition of the text of Dante's "Eclogae Latinae" and of the poetic remains of Giovanni del Virgilio,

Dante Alighieri

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ISBN 10: 0836956710 / ISBN 13: 9780836956719
Published by Books for Libraries Press, 1971
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Title: Dante and Giovanni del Virgilio,: Including ...

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press

Publication Date: 1971

Book Condition:Good

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Excerpt from Dante and Giovanni Del Virgilio: Including a Critical Edition of the Text of Dante's "Eclogae Latinae" And of the Poetic Remains of Giovanni Del Virgilio
Our original intention was merely to furnish a critical edition, with a translation and commentary, of the poetical correspondence between Dante and Del Virgilio. But a close study of Del Virgilio's poem addressed to Mussato, with a View to the discovery of matter illustrative of his correspondence with Dante, convinced us that Dante students would be glad to be able to read it in its entirety. And when we found ourselves thus including the greater part of Del Virgilio's extant work in our book, the pious act of collecting the rest of his poetic remains naturally sug gested itself; and so our project took the shape of an edition of Dante's Latin Eclogues and of the poetic remains of Del Virgilio.
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Dante Alighieri was born in 1265 in Florence to a family of minor nobility. He entered into Florentine politics in 1295, but he and his party were forced into exile in a hostile political climate in 1301. Taking asylum in Ravenna late in life, Dante completed his Divine Commedia, considered one of the most important works of Western literature, before his death in 1321.

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