Durante degli alighieri (italian: [duˈrante deʎʎ aliˈɡjɛːri]), commonly known by his short name dante alighieri or simply as dante (italian: [ˈdante] english: /ˈdɑːnteɪ/, uk also /ˈdænti, -teɪ. Dante: dante alighieri (1265-1321) was an italian poet, prose writer, and political thinker who is best known for his epic poem the divine comedy dante's divine comedy, a landmark in italian literature and among the greatest works of all medieval european literature, is a profound christian vision of. Biography & history of dante alighieri, written by phd students from stanford, harvard, berkeley he's been called il somma poeta (the supreme poet) and the father of the italian language along with petrarch and boccaccio, he is one of italy's three fountains, three crowns or three greatest poets.
Dante may be considered the greatest and last medieval poet, at least in italy, where barely a generation later the first humanists were to spring during his youth dante had known a young and noble florentine woman whose grace and beauty so impressed him that in his poetry she became. During his years of study dante alighieri coincided with the poet guido cavalcanti, representative of the dolce stil nuovo, about fifteen years older than him as he explains in his autobiography more or less recreated poetically new life, in 1274 he saw for the first time to beatriz portinari, when she was. Dante alighieri's biography and life storydurante degli alighieri, mononymously referred to as dante, was an italian poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, and political thinker biography of dante alighieri.
Dante alighieri was born in florence in 1265 to a family involved into some political issues one interesting fact about it is that the poem was written in italian, while the traditional writing language of that time was latin it goes without saying, that this love to the neighbor girl beatrice inspired the poet. Dante alighieri took the world to hell and back the thirteenth-century poet's most enduring work, the divine comedy, is an epic, three-volume journey dante's main achievement in the divine comedy is that he transformed and elevated italian literature to world-class status with his philosophical and. The poet, dante alighieri's world was one filled with spirituality and stigmas unlike many other artists of his time, he completed his most famous and before him, the term was only described, not widely accepted and used according to hutchinson's biography database, dante was born in florence. Biography: dante alighieri dante aligheri (1265-1321) was a famous medieval italian poet he is best remembered for his visionary trilogy examining the christian afterlife (according to medieval catholic doctrine), the divine comedy. Dante was a medieval italian poet and philosopher whose poetic trilogy, the divine comedy, made an indelible impression on both literature and dante was an italian poet and moral philosopher best known for the epic poem the divine comedy, which comprises sections representing the three tiers of.
Regarded as one of the finest poets that italy has ever produced, dante alighieri is also celebrated as a major influence in western culture more than a summa of medieval life, however, dante's epic is a superb work of fiction with poignant dramatic episodes and unforgettable characters drawn from real. Interesting dante alighieri facts: dante's true love was beatrice portinaridante was invited to ravenna in 1318 by prince guido novello da polenta the emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer siddhartha mukherjee a heartbreaking work of staggering genius: a memoir based on a. Dante alighieri was an italian 11th and 12th century's poet best known for his epic poem the divine comedy, considered by most to be the greatest italian piece of literature ever written he was born in florence, italy, in approximately 1265 to alaghiero and bella.
The italian poet dante alighieri is known worldwide as one of the greatest poets of all time his works, including la vita nuova and la commedia divina or the divine comedy, have been translated into several different languages and have inspired great artists both of the past and of modern times. Dante (durante degli alighieri) (1265-1321): dante was an italian poet his most famous and acclaimed poem is the long narrative, the divine comedy, the story of the narrator's journey through hell and purgatory to paradise it impacts on modern life in that its picture of what hell is like, with its. Dante alighieri biography (famous poet bio) read information including facts, works, awards, and the life story and history of dante alighieri this short biogrpahy feature on dante alighieri will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time. Biography of dante alighieri when dante was only twelve, although quite common in this period, he married gemma, daughter of messer manetto donati his interests led him to discover provencal minstrels, poets and the latin culture at 18, dante met guido cavalcanti, lapo gianni, cino da.
Poems by dante alighieri born in florence, 1265 died at ravenna, italy, 14 september, 1321 he was the son of alighiero di bellincione alighieri, a notary belonging to an ancient but decadent guelph family, by his first wife, bella, who was possibly a daughter of durante di scolaio abati, a ghibelline. Dante alighieri, popularly known as dante, was a chief italian poet during the middle ages check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life at a time, when majority of poets and writers wrote in latin, dante used tuscan dialect, thus not only enabling the common man to enjoy his work. Dante alighieri (1265-1321) written by ionut vornicu on 22 iunie 2013 posted in scriitori din italia 38235294117647 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 rating 382 a fost un poet si filozof italian, om politic florentin, cel mai mare scriitor european din evul mediu autor al „divinei comedii, capodopera a literaturii.
Dante alighieri biography bookmark this page manage my reading list dante was born in florence in may 1265 his family was of an old lineage, of noble birth but no longer wealthy dante studied at the university of bologna, one of the most famous universities in the medieval world. Dante alighieri is a legendary italian poet and thinker, the author of the famous poem the divine comedy, which entered the first row of the golden fund of world literature in the history of national culture, dante also belongs to the founder of the italian literary language dante's life in dates and. Dante alighieri biography - dante alighieri was born in florence in the year of 1265 he is regarded as one of the most significant italian poets and also one of the most brilliant writers of ancient european medieval times.
Discover librarian-selected research resources on dante alighieri from the questia online library dante's reputation as the outstanding figure of italian letters rests mainly on the divine comedy, a a magnificent synthesis of the medieval outlook, the divine comedy pictures a changeless universe. Dante alighieri the italian poet dante alighieri (1265-1321) wrote the divine comedy , the greatest poetic composition of the christian middle ages  and the first masterpiece of world dante alighieri encyclopedia of world biography copyright 2004 the gale group inc. Dante alighieri - poet - the author of la commedia (the divine comedy), considered a masterwork of the academy of american poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting american poets.