02/11 • Thursday 7pm EDT• The Passion of Love, as seen in Dante’s V Canto of the Inferno. Maria Bonavita, in collaboration with actress Giusy Lo Schiavo joining us live from Rome, Italy, invites you to descend to Dante’s second circle of the Inferno to experience the intense passion of love between Paolo and Francesca, who allowed themselves to be...

The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco is pleased to present the audiobook From the dark forest to Paradise. A journey through Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy in thirty-three languages, published by Emons Audiolibri. The audiobook, produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the occasion of the celebrations...

This year, Italy marks the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the master poet known as the Father of the Italian language. On February 3rd, join us for the first of our commemorative events with “Dante’s Others”, a special presentation by Prof. Teodolinda Barolini. In this webinar, Prof. Barolini will unveil Dante's views of “others...

Twenty-one legs and a 395 kilometer-long route, from Dante Alighieri’s birthplace in Florence to his tomb in Ravenna, crossing the Apennine Mountains and immersing in silent woods and historic villages, waterfalls and Middle-Ages castles: on occasion of Dante’s 700th death anniversary, we recommend Le Vie di Dante (Roads of Dante), an exciting tour...

2021 has just started and it will be surely remembered in the history for various facts and events. Among them, there is a noteworthy one which stands out for its undisputed nobility and prestige, especially for Italy: the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri. Dante Alighieri is considered the father of the Italian language and his “Di...

Jan 24, 5:00 PM EST. Online Event - Lecture & Discussion. RSVP here. Registration required. Dante members:  FREE. Non-members minimum donation:   $ 8. Please Note: donations will fund the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts 2021 cultural events and new website. How did Dante’s great poem come to be known as “La Divina Commedia” or, quite simpl...

Florence’s Uffizi Gallery is making available for viewing online 88 rarely displayed drawings of Dante’s “Divine Comedy” to mark the 700th anniversary in 2021 of the Italian poet’s death. The virtual show of high-resolution images of works by the 16th-Century Renaissance artist Federico Zuccari will be accessible from Friday “for free, any hour of...

Organized by Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan - Detroit Metropolitan Area. Online event. Registration is required. We Are Making Our End-Of-Year Virtual Celebration Special Join us on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 @ 4:00 pm – ON ZOOM! Exclusive Guests: Count Pieralvise di Serego Alighieri and his daughter Countess Massimilla. They are the 20th and 21st ge...

What: The Triumph of Love: The Passion in the Divine Comedy - When: Thursday, December 17, 2020 at noon (Central Time - Where: Online via Zoom This virtual talk will examine the shift in late medieval devotion and spirituality to the affective consideration of and participation to the sufferings of Christ on the Cross (Christus patiens). Particular...

If ever there was a poetic allure tempting the culturally enlightened to explore a destination, it is Emilia-Romagna’s Ravenna, a city that’s both undeserved of its regional underdog status but all the better for it as well. Ravenna richly rewards those who make it to this northern coastal Eden of early Christian art, a haven of historical conseque...