Dante Date of Birth: May/June 1265 Place of Birth: Florence Date of Death: 14 September 1321 Place of Death: Ravenna
Dante was born in Florence in 1265. As a young man he was a member of the Guild of Doctors and Apothecaries, and he also took an active part in the public life of the city. In 1289, he was among the cavalry at the battle of Campaldino, and possibly the battle of Caprona. Bet…
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Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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