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date: 28 September 2020

Dante in the Renaissance. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
Author(s):

Gordon Campbell

The standing of Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) as Italy's national poet is a product of the Risorgimento; in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, he was Tuscany's greatest poet, a citizen and patriot who represented Florentine aspirations to cultural hegemony. The poetry of the ... ...

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