If you want to jump in the ocean that is Dante and discover his presence in Florence, Italy, you’ve come to the right place.
Let Dr. Prakash Ghatge be your guide through the city’s cobbled streets as he locates the thirty-one plaques from The Divine Comedy, unearthing plenty of history and interesting facts along the way.
You’ll see where Dante lived and worked, the empty tomb in Santa Croce, and visit Ravenna where the poet lies. Read about the Inquisition, the Guelph and the Ghibellines, the vicious politics of the Middle Ages, Beatrice, Virgil, David and Cellini, the architecture then and now, and much more.
Whether you’ve already read Dante or are gearing up to do so, you’ll find that learning more about him will help you appreciate his work even more—especially his masterpieces.
Join the author as he reveals more about the man who gave us some of the most daring and controversial literary works of all time with Florence through the Eyes of Dante.