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Grave of Dante Aligheri

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 4 October 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Durante degli Alighieri (May/June c.1265 – September 14, 1321), commonly known as Dante, was an Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His central work, the Divina Commedia (originally called Commedia and later called Divina ("divine") by Boccaccio), is often considered one of the greatest literary works composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

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Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I habe always believed he was buried in Verona.

4 Oct 2009 6:43am

@Calusarus: Thank you! Yes, I think you are correct...... ;-)

Anouk from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

I like the texture of the photo!

4 Oct 2009 12:28pm

@Anouk: Thank you very much Anouk! ;-)

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

very intersting those three graves

4 Oct 2009 1:54pm

@Veronique: Thank you! ;-)

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

for est toujours à Vérone, la tombe de Florence est vide :-)))

4 Oct 2009 2:01pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Wonderful picture. Love this framing !

4 Oct 2009 7:51pm

@MARIANA: Thank you Mariana! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Lovely..i remember Danty..din,t he also wrote an assay about soul...lovely monument..

7 Oct 2009 3:36am

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you Marcel! Yes, you are correct..... ;-)

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