In the midway of this our mortal life,
I found me in a gloomy wood, astray
Gone from the path direct: and e’en to
It were no easy task, how savage wild
That forest, how robust...
The Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) wrote "The Divine Comedy," the greatest poetic composition of the Christian Middle Ages and the first masterpiece of world literature written in a modern E...
Considered the finest poet that Italy has ever produced, Dante is also celebrated as a major influence on western European culture. His masterpiece, La divina commedia (The Divine Comedy), is uni vers...