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Dante Alighieri

Summary: Provides biographical detail on the life of Inferno author Dante Alighieri. Describes his early life in Florence, Italy. Explores the influences which led him to create The Divine Comedy.
Dante Alighieri is a poet who lived in Florence, Italy and is the author of many very important poetic works. Some of his writings include the Divine Comedy and Paridiso. The Divine Comedy is a three part poem about Dante's beliefs about death and the afterlife. The first part of the Divine Comedy is called The Inferno and is a detailed description about who goes to hell and how they are punished when they get there.

Dante had a modest upbringing but was an apprentice to famed poet Brunetto Latini. Dante was raised catholic and under the instruction of Brunetto Latini, he studied literature and talked with several other famous poets. In 1287, he enrolled in the University of Bolgna which was one of the most prestigious schools in Italy at the time.

Not much is known of Dante's childhood, except that he was very much in love with...

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