Description - The Inferno by Dante Alighieri
The title of this book is Inferno and is written by author Dante Alighieri. The book Inferno is published by Skyhorse Publishing. The ISBN of this book is 9781628727456 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for The Inferno by Dante Alighieri.
(231mm x 160mm x 30mm)
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Author Biography - Dante Alighieri
Peter Thornton attended a Jesuit prep school in Manhattan, where the curriculum was based on Latin and Greek. After graduating from Boston College, he earned his PhD from Stanford University. He taught college English for several years before becoming a lawyer. The intellectual rigor of the law did not satisfy his hunger for poetry and he has spent decades translating the works of Dante and Petrarch into English verse. He currently resides in Evanston, Illinois. Dante Alighieri, born in Florence in 1265, became one of the leading lyric poets in Italy as a young man. He was exiled for political reasons, and in the last fifteen years of his life composed The Divine Comedy, of which the Inferno is the most-read part today.