It's a Big Year for Dante. Here's How One American Plans to Celebrate

Feb 14, 2015 1234

by John Burger

The great Italian poet Dante Alighieri was born three-quarters of a millennium ago this year. His native city of Florence, which has long gotten over its exile of the author of The Divine Comedy, is planning a huge celebration.

But one American history professor is combining a conference in Rome to honor Dante with a spiritual pilgrimage to commemorate the anniversary as well as some other medieval and Renaissance figures who have a lot to say to 21st-century man.

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Source: http://www.aleteia.org/

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