May 13th, 2015
Episode 356 of 1636 episodes
This month, exhibitions, lectures and readings are being held to mark the 750th anniversary of the birth of Italian poet Dante Alighieri. His most famous work, the Divine Comedy – often described as one of the greatest ever written – is more than just the story of his journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. It is a portrait of medieval society and a profound study of human psychology. A.N. Wilson is a historian and writer, who wrote 'Dante in Love' and Annalisa Cipollone is a lecturer in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University.
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