Five things to know about Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death

Five things to know about Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death

Dante Alighieri is chiefly remembered as the author of the Divine Comedy and as the father of the Italian language. On the 700th anniversary of his death in the night between September 13 to 14th, 1321, here are five things to know about the titan of world literature.

Ten strange things you never knew about Dante

Ten strange things you never knew about Dante

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

Dante Day: How Italy is celebrating its national poet

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

Life in Italy: ‘Dante, bike rides and grappa keep the January blues at bay in Verona’

How you can mark Italy’s Dante Day on March 25th

How you can mark Italy’s Dante Day on March 25th

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life

A new discovery at Verona University could change the story of Dante’s life

Following in Dante’s footsteps: Eight beautiful towns to visit in Italy

Following in Dante’s footsteps: Eight beautiful towns to visit in Italy

Did Dante’s narcolepsy inspire The Divine Comedy?

Did Dante’s narcolepsy inspire The Divine Comedy?

Meet Dante Alighieri’s stargazing Italian descendant

Meet Dante Alighieri’s stargazing Italian descendant