Date: Between 1304 and 1321 Original Language: (Florentine vernacular) Italian
The Commedia (it is only called ‘divine’ from the 1555 Venetian edition by Lodovico Dolce) is a poem whose structural organization reflects the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, with three canticles (Hell, Purgatory and Paradise), 33 canti in each canticle, plus the proem at the beginning, making …
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de Ventura, Paolo,
“ La divina commedia”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_24141>