Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) painted by Giotto (1266/7-1337) in the chapel of the Bargello palace in Florence. This oldest portrait of Dante was painted during his lifetime before his exile from his native city.
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Dante Alighieri ~ the first to ever write in Italian. The first to ever distinguish and mark a separate language from Latin.
Gustave Doré - Illustration de "La Divine Comédie" de Dante Alighieri - Le Purgatoire, Chant 19.
"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" Divine Comedy, Inferno by Gustave Doré (1832-1883)
The path to Paradise begins in Hell
Sir Joseph Noel Paton (Scottish, 1821-1900), "Dante Meditating the Episode of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta" by sofi01, via Flickr