The Divine Comedy: A Dual-Language Book (English - Italian)

The Divine Comedy: A Dual-Language Book (English - Italian) by Dante Alighieri 1719836345 9781719836340
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When you want to read in both Italian and English, though, theres a great option: bilingual books! Reading bilingual books and inferring the vocabulary and grammar is a far superior method of language learning than traditional memorization. It is also much less painful. The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poems imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan language, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (1265 - 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comeda (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.

The Divine Comedy: A Dual-Language Book (English - Italian)

Author: Dante Alighieri

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 446

Publisher: Independently published

Publication Date: 2018-10-01


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