From Devilry to Divinity: Readings in Dante's Divina Commedia

From Devilry to Divinity: Readings in Dante's Divina Commedia
Date
13 Jan 2020, 18:00 to 13 Jan 2020, 19:30
Type
Seminar
Venue
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB
Description

Inferno, Canto I. The dark wood and wild animals. The appearance of Virgil.

This series aims to introduce the beauty, complexity and continuing significance of Dante’s ‘Divina Commedia’ through readings of the text, in the original and in translation, and through commentary on it. The readings are accompanied by a rich visual display of medieval illuminations whilst the commentary explores and invites discussion of some of the leading ideas of the poem.

Presented by Alessandro Scafi (Warburg), John Took (UCL).

Attendance is free of charge, but please register in advance.

Contact

Warburg Events
warburg@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8910