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Dante Alighieri

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Full Name: Durante degli Alighieri
Born: Florence, Italy
Occupation: Poet
Nationality: Italian


Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Commedia and later called Divina by Boccaccio, is considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

In Italy he is known as il Sommo Poeta ("the Supreme Poet") or just il Poeta. Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio are also known as "the three fountains" or "the three crowns". Dante is also called the "Father of the Italian language".

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Divine Comedy

 1. (1308)
 2. (1308)
 3. (1308)