The Divine Comedy of Alfonso of Aragon witnessed the Italian Renaissance, the Spanish Inquisition, and lived in the library of a prominent English book collector of the 19th century. We could not miss the opportunity to ask some questions!
Not only does this splendidly decorated manuscript contain forty-nine illuminations created under the guidance of Pacino di Bonaguida. It also features commentaries by illustrious contemporary intellectuals, among which is a poem attributed to Boccaccio. Scroll down to see the video!
Francesco’s Offiziolo is one of the earliest evidence of the fortune of Dante’s Divina Commedia in that it refers to the work at its early stages when it was still being written. Want to know more? Read on!
Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Divine Comedy “Dante Urbinate” in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Dante, Inferno Parigi-Imola in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
Fans of Dante’s Divine Comedy, we have little treat for you: enjoy this short reading about the Ms. 1002 held in the Biblioteca Angelica.
Discover the artistic and literary environment of Renaissance Florence in this hands-on experience fostered by the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The prolific imagination of Dante Alighieri founds its counterpart in the beautiful images crafted by Pacino di Bonaguida in the first Divine Comedy ever illuminated.