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3 edition of Sienese codex of the Divine Comedy. found in the catalog.

Sienese codex of the Divine Comedy.

Pope-Hennessy, John Wyndham Sir

Sienese codex of the Divine Comedy.

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Published by Phaidon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321.,
  • Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321 -- Illustrations,
  • British Museum. -- Mss. (Yates-Thompson CV)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes 24 leaves of plates. Contains a selection of illustrations attributed to Lorenzo Vecchietta and Giovanni di Paolo, reproduced from the codex in the British Museum, with descriptive text.

    ContributionsPietro, Lorenzo di, called Il Vecchietta, 1412?-1480, Giovanni, di Paolo, ca. 1403-ca. 1482.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20504605M


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The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice; and.

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The Codex Altona is an illustrated copy of Dante's poem. Begun in the midth century (probably in a Tuscan hand, according to Scheel's paleographic analysis), work on the codex was abandoned sometime during the first quarter of the 15th century (Degenhart; Haupt).

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John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, British art historian, educator. Fellow British Academy, Society Antiquaries, Royal Society Literature, Royal Academy Arts (honorary); member American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philosophical Society (foreign), Accademia Senese degli Intronati (correspondent), Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (correspondent), Accademia del Disegno.

Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise-the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.1/5(1).

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The Divine Comedy Description This celebrated manuscript of the Commedia of Dante Alighieri (–) containing the complete text of the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso was copied in the hand of Giovanni Boccaccio (–75) and is one of the most splendid manuscripts in the collection of the Biblioteca Riccardiana.

About Dante's Sacred Poem. Arguing that the consecrated body in the Eucharist is one of the central metaphors structuring The Divine Comedy, this book is the first comprehensive exploration of the theme of transubstantiation across Dante's epic g attention first to the historical and theological tensions inherent in ideas of transubstantiation that rippled through Western culture up.

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The masterpiece of the Florentine poet Dante Alighieri (), The Divine Comedy was the most widely illuminated book of medieval literature, embraced as a subject for manuscript illumination within a decade of the author’s death.

Conceived as an epic poem in three parts – Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) – which are in turn subdivided into short. Durante degli Alighieri, known as Dante (–), was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.

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Thanks to Giovanni Boccaccio, the author of the Decameron and a biography on Dante, we know that Beatrice's real identity is Bice di Folco Portinari.Forth from his limbs unsheath'd. O power divine! If thou to me of shine impart so much, That of that happy realm the shadow'd form Trac'd in my thoughts I may set forth to view, Thou shalt behold me of thy favour'd tree Come to the foot, and crown myself with leaves; For to .Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy and Divine Spirituality.

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