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The Dead Florentines By Andrew Serra
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At the heart of the Italian Renaissance lies the city of Florence and the dominant force of the city’s life are the trade guilds. When Lorenzo has the good fortune of securing an apprenticeship... More > in a lucrative guild, his destiny is imperiled by the factious rivalries of a city as dangerous as it is beautiful. The Dead Florentines is the story of a young man’s Dantesque journey through hell and back in which he is drawn to a love that is unattainable and protected by a guide who must battle his own demons. When dark secrets from the past and his love for a powerful guild master’s daughter threaten Lorenzo’s life, his hope for salvation lies with an unconventional Catholic priest. In his debut novel, Andrew Serra brings the colorful historical figures and daily bustle of sixteenth-century Florence to life in vivid detail.< Less
The Dead Florentines By Andrew Serra
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At the heart of the Italian Renaissance lies the city of Florence and the dominant force of the city’s life are the trade guilds. When Lorenzo has the good fortune of securing an apprenticeship... More > in a lucrative guild, his destiny is imperiled by the factious rivalries of a city as dangerous as it is beautiful. The Dead Florentines is the story of a young man’s Dantesque journey through hell and back in which he is drawn to a love that is unattainable and protected by a guide who must battle his own demons. When dark secrets from the past and his love for a powerful guild master’s daughter threaten Lorenzo’s life, his hope for salvation lies with an unconventional Catholic priest. In his debut novel, Andrew Serra brings the colorful historical figures and daily bustle of sixteenth-century Florence to life in vivid detail.< Less
The Dead Florentines By Andrew Serra
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At the heart of the Italian Renaissance lies the city of Florence and the dominant force of the city’s life are the trade guilds. When Lorenzo has the good fortune of securing an apprenticeship... More > in a lucrative guild, his destiny is imperiled by the factious rivalries of a city as dangerous as it is beautiful. The Dead Florentines is the story of a young man’s Dantesque journey through hell and back in which he is drawn to a love that is unattainable and protected by a guide who must battle his own demons. When dark secrets from the past and his love for a powerful guild master’s daughter threaten Lorenzo’s life, his hope for salvation lies with an unconventional Catholic priest. In his debut novel, Andrew Serra brings the colorful historical figures and daily bustle of sixteenth-century Florence to life in vivid detail.< Less
The Divine Comedy: Inferno (Large Print) By Alighieri Dante
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“The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308-1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of the Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and... More > the first great work of the renaissance, and one of the greatest works of world literature.” [Wikipedia]. Composed of three canticles (Inferno(Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Pardise). Each are composted of 34, 33, and 33 cantos (sections). The first, Inferno is by far the most famous of the three. The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300. His guide through Hell and Purgatory is the Latin poet Virgil, author of The Aeneid, and the guide through Paradise is Beatrice, Dante's ideal of a perfect woman. Beatrice was a real Florentine woman whom he met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition.< Less
The Essential Works of Dante Alighieri: Inferno, Purgatory, Paradise & the Monarchy (De Monarchia) By Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy is composed of 14,233 lines that are divided into three canticas—Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. The poem is written in the first person, and tells of Dante's journey... More > through the three realms of the dead, lasting from the night before Good Friday to the Wednesday after Easter in the spring of 1300. The Roman poet Virgil guides him through Hell and Purgatory; Beatrice, Dante's ideal woman, guides him through Heaven. Beatrice was a Florentine woman whom he had met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition which is highlighted in Dante's earlier work La Vita Nuova. De Monarchia (pronounced Monàrkia) is a treatise on secular and religious power by Dante Alighieri. With this Latin text, the poet intervened in one of the most controversial subjects of his period: the relationship between secular authority (represented by the Holy Roman Emperor) and religious authority (represented by the Pope).< Less
The Divine Comedy: Inferno (Large Print) By Alighieri Dante
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“The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308-1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of the Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and... More > the first great work of the renaissance, and one of the greatest works of world literature.” [Wikipedia]. Composed of three canticles (Inferno(Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Pardise). Each are composted of 34, 33, and 33 cantos (sections). The first, Inferno is by far the most famous of the three. The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300. His guide through Hell and Purgatory is the Latin poet Virgil, author of The Aeneid, and the guide through Paradise is Beatrice, Dante's ideal of a perfect woman. Beatrice was a real Florentine woman whom he met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition.< Less
Inferno - 5X8 By Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308-1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of the Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the... More > first great work of the renaissance, and one of the greatest works of world literature.” [Wikipedia]. Composed of three canticles (Inferno(Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Pardise). Each are composted of 34, 33, and 33 cantos (sections). The first, Inferno is by far the most famous of the three. The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300. His guide through Hell and Purgatory is the Latin poet Virgil, author of The Aeneid, and the guide through Paradise is Beatrice, Dante's ideal of a perfect woman. Beatrice was a real Florentine woman whom he met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition.< Less
Dante Aligheiri's The Divine Comedy - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Dante Alighieri
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The poem tells of Dante's journey through the three realms of the dead, lasting from the night before Good Friday to the Wednesday after Easter in the spring of 1300. The Roman poet Virgil guides him... More > through Hell and Purgatory; Beatrice, Dante's ideal woman, guides him through Heaven. Beatrice was a Florentine woman whom he had met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition, which is highlighted in Dante's earlier work La Vita Nuova. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Inferno - 5X8 By Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308-1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of the Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the... More > first great work of the renaissance, and one of the greatest works of world literature.” [Wikipedia]. Composed of three canticles (Inferno(Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Pardise). Each are composted of 34, 33, and 33 cantos (sections). The first, Inferno is by far the most famous of the three. The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300. His guide through Hell and Purgatory is the Latin poet Virgil, author of The Aeneid, and the guide through Paradise is Beatrice, Dante's ideal of a perfect woman. Beatrice was a real Florentine woman whom he met in childhood and admired from afar in the mode of the then-fashionable courtly love tradition.< Less

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