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He listens well who takes notes.




Dante (Alighieri), 1265-1321, Italian Writer, Divina Commedia: The Inferno, Canto XV, 1317

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Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri
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  • Nationality: Italian
  • Profession: Poet

Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known by his short name Dante Alighieri or simply as Dante (Italian: [ˈdante]; English: /ˈdɑːnteɪ/, UK also /ˈdænti, -teɪ/; c. 1265 – 1321), was an Italian poet during the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern Italian: Commedia) and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.

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