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Dante Alighieri (1265–1321)

Dante Alighieri was born in 1265 into the lower nobility of Florence, to Alighiero di Bellincione d'Alighiero, a moneylender. A precocious student, Dante's education focused on rhetoric and grammar. He also became enamored with a young girl, Beatrice Portinari, whose death in 1290 threw a grieving Dante into intense religious studies. Though the ... See full bio »

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 2016 Paradise by Dante (book) (filming)
 2013 Dante's Hell Animated (Short)
 2013 Purgatorio (novel)
 2010 Mea Maxima Culpa (Short)
 2010 O somma luce (Short) (poem)
 2010 Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic (Video) (poem)
 2010 Dante's Inferno: Abandon All Hope (Short) (story)
 2008 Inferno Purgatorio Paradiso (Video) (poem: "La Divina Commedia" - uncredited)
 2007 Il quinto dell'Inferno (TV Movie documentary) (poem)
 2007 Dante's Inferno (novel - uncredited)
 2002 The Lost (Video Game) (story "La Divina Commedia")
 2002 L'ultimo del Paradiso (TV Movie) (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1990 A TV Dante (TV Mini-Series) (poem - 4 episodes)
- Cantos 7 and 8 (1990) ... (poem)
- Cantos 5 and 6 (1990) ... (poem)
- Cantos 3 and 4 (1990) ... (poem)
- Cantos 1 and 2 (1990) ... (poem)
 1985 Rosso (monologue)
 1983 Il trittico (TV Series) (book "Inferno" - 1 episode)
- Gianni Schicchi (1983) ... (book "Inferno")
 1981 The Comoedia (poem: "La divina commedia")
 1974 Pokol - Inferno (TV Movie) (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1969 Samuel Beckett (Short) (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1955 13 Cantos of Hell (Short) (poem)
 1935 Dante's Inferno (poem: "La Divina Commedia" - uncredited)
 1925 Maciste in Hell (story - uncredited)
 1924 Dante's Inferno (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1919 Beatrice (story)
 1912 Il paradiso (Visioni dantesche) (Short) (poem)
 1911/I Dante's Inferno (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1911/II Dante's Inferno (Short) (poem "La Divina Commedia")
 1911 Il purgatorio (Short) (poem "La Divina Commedia")
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Novel: "La Divina Commedia" (filmed as Dante's Inferno (1924)), Dante's Inferno (1911), Dante's Inferno (2007),))

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He listens well who takes notes. See more »

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His bones rest in Ravenna, Italy, but a portion of the dirt on which his coffin rested was donated to the city of Florence. Early in this century a librarian lost it, but it was re-discovered on July 19, 1999.

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