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Dante and Virgil - Dante Alighieri Title Divina Commedia Origin Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date between 1444 and c. 1450 Language Italian http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

Dante and Virgil - Detail, Yates Thompson Fol Divina Commedia, original by Dante Alighieri;

Scene from Dante's Inferno

Dante’s epic poem the Divine Comedy - Italian manuscript produced only 125 years or so after Dante completed his poem

Simon of Troy and Adamo of Brescia - Dante Alighieri Title	Divina Commedia Origin	Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date	between 1444 and c. 1450 Language	Italian    http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

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a miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing the pillager of a church being attacked by the monster Cacus, and Dante and Virgil speaking to three souls tormented by snakes and lizards, in Canto XXV in the Inferno, Italy (Tuscany, Siena?), 1444-c. 1450, Yates Thompson MS 36, f. 46r. This manuscript includes miniatures by two of the preeminent artists of the day; Priamo della Quercia painted the illuminations for the Inferno and Purgatorio, while Giovanni di Paolo produced those in the Paradiso.

Detail of a miniature of Dante and Virgil witnessing Vanno Fucci, the pillager of a church in Pistoia, being attacked by the monster Cacus, .

Priamo della Quercia (XV secolo), Dante incontra Capaneo nel canto XIV dell' Inferno

“Ambition is good, Dante, but too much can be a curse.” Our recap of Canto 14 of Dante’s “Inferno.

Purgatory - Dante Alighieri Title	Divina Commedia Origin	Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date	between 1444 and c. 1450 Language	Italian    http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

Priamo della Quercia (active Dante and Virgil with Pope Adrian V, Hugh Capet, and Statius, in Purgatory. Illuminations for Dante’s Divine Comedy

Inferno, canto XVII. La Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona’ (XV secolo), British Library, Londra

Priamo della Quercia, Dante Alighieri Dante and Virgil from The Divine Comedy Italy (c. Illuminated Manuscript What you’re seeing is one of the original manuscripts of The Divine Comedy,.

Priamo della Quercia. Miniature from Dante's Divine Comedy. British Library.

Priamo della Quercia, Dante Alighieri Dante and Virgil from The Divine Comedy Italy (c. Illuminated Manuscript What you’re seeing is one of the original manuscripts of The Divine Comedy,.

Inferno, canto XII. Il fiume di sangue Flegetonte. La Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona’ (XV secolo), British Library, Londra

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Yates Thompson 36, 3 Beasts

Dante - Detail, Yates Thompson Fol Divina Commedia, original by Dante Alighieri;

Dante and Virgil - Dante Alighieri Title Divina Commedia Origin Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date between 1444 and c. 1450 Language Italian http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

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The Envious - Dante Alighieri Title	Divina Commedia Origin	Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date	between 1444 and c. 1450 Language	Italian    http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

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Coiners and Counterfeiters

Priamo della Quercia (active Dante and Virgil encountering groups of coiners, counterfeiters, alchemists, and forgers. Illuminations for Dante’s Divine Comedy

Peter - Dante Alighieri Title	Divina Commedia Origin	Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) Date	between 1444 and c. 1450 Language	Italian    http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=6468&CollID=58&NStart=36

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