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Sweeping view from the floor of a great room, looking upwards past marble columns and arches to a grand golden-colored dome

Commemorating Dante Alighieri, Keen Political Observer

Posted by: Dan Turello

Dante’s Commedia is celebrated for its beautiful verse about love, friendship, theology, and philosophy. It captures the early 14th century world, and celebrates a characteristic rationality of the Middle Ages—a world in which everything had its proper place and right ordering. One of the strands found throughout the text is an ongoing reflection on the …