Dante rédige la Divine Comédie
(Dante wrote the Divine Comedy)
(English translation by Google Translate with modifications:)
Dante wrote the Divine Comedy
Since 1293, Florence was plagued by an incessant struggle between the Guelph and Ghibelline parties. Alighiere Dante, born in 1265 to a noble family penniless, was banned in 1302, doomed to the stake if he happens to be taken in the territory of the municipality. All his property was confiscated, his house burned: then leads the a wandering life as a poet until his death in 1321, and focuses on the writing of his great work. While in Paris, he celebrates it in his writings "vico degli strami (street fodder), the
Location. 48° 51.098′ N, 2° 20.86′ E. Marker is in Paris, Île-de-France. Marker is at the intersection of Rue du Fouarre and Rue La Grange on Rue du Fouarre. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Rue du Fouarre, Paris, Île-de-France 75005, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint-Benoît le Bétourné (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Marcel Rey (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); André Perrin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A Tous Les Français (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Bells of Notre Dame (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Square Jean XXIII (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Libération de Paris (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Ici s’elevait Le Chapelle Saint Michel du Palais (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
Also see . . . Dante Alighieri - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. "Dante was born in 1265 in Florence. At the age of 9 he met for the first time the eight-year-old Beatrice Portinari, who became in effect his Muse, and remained, after her death in 1290, the central inspiration for his major poems. Between 1285, when he married and began a family, and 1302, when he was exiled from Florence, he was active in the cultural and civic life of Florence, served as a soldier and held several political offices." (Submitted on November 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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