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A guide to the astronomy in Dante’s Divina Commedia

Here is a book that easily explains the astronomical passages of Dante’s Divina Commedia, helping to rediscover the astronomical vision of the Middle Ages

 
 
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PRLog - May 13, 2010 - FLORENCE, Italy -- The Italian publisher Sandron has lately reprinted the Commento astronomico della Divina Commedia by Giovanni Buti and Renzo Bertagni: a systematic guide to the understanding of the astronomy that is an integral part of Dante’s great poem, in its general and theoretical lines and in every single passage. The Authors pursued the purpose of clarifying and simplifying, to the advantage of all Dante’s admirers, a subject always very controversial and debated by the experts, and usually bewildering for the average readers. The special importance and the peculiarity of the book lies in its popular approach; moreover, it is the only work that faces in a systematic way and in successive  order all the places of the Divina Commedia in which the Poet deals with astronomical matters.  Numerous illustrative sketches complete the work helping to a still better understanding of many tercets.  In appendix there are two tables: “Calendario e orario del viaggio dantesco” and “Posizione zodiacale e variazione diurna del Sole e della Luna nella settimana dantesca”, and a  practical “astronomical clock” in rigid cardboard.
Further information about the book is available on the web address: http://www.sandron.it/scheda_commento.htm

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About Edizioni Remo Sandron: we are an Italian publishing house dealing with classics, modern Italian literature, dictionaries and text-books.

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