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Dante: Home

A guide to resources for the study of Dante Alighieri, his works and his importance.


Welcome to this LibGuide, focused on helping you with resources on Dante, one of the stars of Western civilization.

This is a work in progress, so feel free to let me know what kinds of resources may be missing that would be of help to you.  Librarians are also available for research consultations and tutorials on Dante and on any of your research topics.

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Dante and His Poem

La Divina Commedia di Dante, fresco, 1465.

Artist: Domenico di Michelino (1417–1491)

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence

photo: Wikipedia Commons

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