Date and time
19/06/2021 - 26/06/2021
18:30 - 20:00
Florence Local Experts celebrates 700th anniversary of Dante’s death with a very special event: two meetings entirely dedicated to Italy’s supreme poet.
We will talk about art, literature and history. Deepening the political situation of Florence in 1300s, we will learn about Dante’s life and works. We will focus on the Divine Comedy, in order to discover how his masterpiece has influenced art. We will walk in the streets of Florence to visit Dante’s sights, following the Divine Comedy’s verses, that since 1900 are to see on the city’s walls.
June 19th, 6,30 pm CEST: Dante, who and where
How did Florence look like when Dante was born? What about its society? And who were the protagonists of the cultural life of the city? We will answer to all these questions and more, describing Dante’s time, his life and his works. We will understand why his masterpiece, the Divine Comedy, is still today so modern.
June 26th, 6,30 pm CEST: Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise in Florence
This live walk from the streets of Florence will follow the footsteps of Dante. In 1900 the administration of Florence commissioned to scholars to select meaningful verses from Dante’s Comedy. Those marble stones, bearing inscriptions, are still visible on Florentine buildings. Walking down the streets of Florence with our camera, we will show you Dante’s places.
The cost for the two meetings is €39. You can pay via Paypal by clicking here. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, or if you need further information, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Every meeting is held on Zoom platform. You will receive the link after your payment. If you can’t attend to one or more meetings, we will send you the recording after the event.