Dante’s Fiery Relationship with the Ancient World

As Dante makes his way through Hell into Paradise, he meets numerous ancient figures such as Virgil, Ulysses, Achilles, Aesop, Agathos, Alexander the Great, Camilla, Circe and Cleopatra to name but a few. This seminar will look at some of the people mentioned by Dante including politicians, philosophers and poets to see how they are used as part of the narrative and what this can tell us about Medieval reception of the ancient world.


Dante's Fiery Relationship with the Ancient World
As Dante makes his way through Hell into Paradise, he meets numerous ancient figures such as Virgil, Ulysses, Achilles, Aesop, Agathos, Alexander the Great, Camilla, Circe and Cleopatra to name but a few. This seminar will look at some of the people mentioned by Dante including politicians, philosophers and poets to see how they are used as part of the narrative and what this can tell us about Medieval reception of the ancient world.
Price: £35.00
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