About Alighieri Dante

Works Online

Divine Comedy, The

Additional Resources

My Literary Passions>> Dante
   by William Dean Howells


1265 Dante Alighieri was born in the city-state Florence.

1300 he became one of the six priors of Florence

1302 His sympathy for the moderate "White Guelphs` led to his exile in 1302, when the Black faction became dominant.

1313 Henry of Luxembourg died, he took refuge in Ravenna

1321 died

Resources On The Web

Dante Alighieri - contains Biography and a list of selected works

Online Literature - Biography

Renaissance Dante in Print - The concentrated Dante collection at Notre Dame

The Princeton Dante Project - you must first register to enter this site

PinkMonkey - Cliff notes and breakdown of Divine Comedy




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