Virgil
Publius Vergilius Maro ([ˈpuːblɪʊs ʋɛrˈgɪlɪʊs ˈmaroː]) (October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil /ˈvɜrdʒəl/ in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan peri...
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Appendix Vergiliana
The Appendix Vergiliana is a collection of poems traditionally ascribed as juvenilia of Virgil, although it is likely that all the pieces are in fact spurious. Many were considered works of Virgil in ...
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Eclogues
The Eclogues (/ˈɛklɒɡz/; Latin: Eclogae [ˈɛklɔɡaj]), also called the Bucolics, is the first of the three major works of the Latin poet Virgil.Taking as his generic model the Greek Bucolica ("on ca...
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Georgics
The Georgics (/ˈdʒɔrdʒɪks/; Latin: Georgica [ɡɛˈoːrɡɪka]) is a poem in four books, likely published in 29 BC. It is the second major work by the Latin poet Virgil, following his Eclogues and prec...
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Aeneid
The Aeneid (/əˈniːɪd/; Latin: Aenēis [ae̯ˈneːɪs]) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he ...
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Junius Philargyrius
Junius Philargyrius (Philargirius, Filargirius) was an early commentator on the Bucolica and Georgica of Vergil, dedicated to a certain Valentinianus. He was a member of the Junia gens, active in Mila...
The Death of Virgil
The Death of Virgil (German: Der Tod des Vergil) is a 1945 novel by the Austrian author Hermann Broch. The narrative reenacts the last hours of life of the Roman poet Virgil, in the port of Brundi...
List of Dante's Inferno characters
This list features the characters in the Dante's Inferno video game loosely based on the Inferno of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.There was also a related animated film. The characters, some as fict...
Filippo Argenti
Filippo Argenti or Filippo Argente (13th century), a famous politician and a citizen of Florence, was a member of the Cavicciuoli branch of the aristocratic family of Adimari, according to Boccaccio....
Commenta Bernensia
The Commenta Bernensia, also known as the Bern scholia, are commentaries or marginal notes in a 10th-century manuscript preserved in the Burgerbibliothek of Bern, Switzerland. The commentaries relate...
Golden line
The golden line is a type of Latin dactylic hexameter frequently mentioned in Latin classrooms in English speaking countries and in contemporary scholarship written in English.
The golden line is ...
Paradiso (Dante)
Paradiso (Italian for "Paradise" or "Heaven") is the third and final part of Dante's Divine Comedy, following the Inferno and the Purgatorio. It is an allegory telling of Dante's journey through Heav...
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Virgil's Tomb (Joseph Wright paintings)
Virgil's Tomb is the title of at least three paintings completed by Joseph Wright of Derby between 1779 and 1785.
The subject of these paintings is a fruit of Wright's Italian tour undertaken in 1...
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Corydon (character)
Corydon (from the Greek κόρυδος korudos "lark") is a stock name for a shepherd in ancient Greek pastoral poems and fables, such as the one in Idyll 4 of the Syracusan poet Theocritus (c.310-250 BCE)....
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Dante's Inferno (song)
"Dante's Inferno" is a song by the American heavy metal band Iced Earth. The song was originally released on the group's 1995 album Burnt Offerings, and was re-recorded in 2011, with the current line-...
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Plotius Tucca
Plotius Tucca (fl. 35 BC) was a Roman poet and a friend of Virgil. He was in the circle of friends with Virgil and Maecenas, as indicated by Horace (Satires). According to Donatus's Life of Virgil, af...
Titus Gallus
Titus Gallus is an early Vergilian commentator, fl. in the 5th or 6th century.He is known only from a mention in the Berne scholia, haec omnia de commentariis Romanorum congregavi, id est Titi Galli e...
Pia de' Tolomei (painting)
Pia de' Tolomei is an oil painting on canvas by English artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti, painted around 1868 and currently housed at the Spencer Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Kansas ...
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Virgil's tomb
Virgil's tomb (Italian: Tomba di Virgilio) is a Roman burial vault in Naples, said to be the tomb of the poet Virgil (October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC). It is found at the entrance to the old R...
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English translations of Dante's Divine Comedy
English translations of Dante Aligheri's Divine ComedyThe Divine Comedy by Dante Aligheri was translated into French and Spanish and other European languages well before it was first translated into E...
Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is an epic poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of I...
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Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno
Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno is the subject of at least 4 paintings completed by Joseph Wright of Derby following his visit there in 1774. The picture show the different lighting at different times o...
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Maurus Servius Honoratus
Maurus Servius Honoratus was a late fourth-century and early fifth-century grammarian, with the contemporary reputation of being the most learned man of his generation in Italy; he was the author of a...
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Dante and his Divine Comedy in popular culture
The life and works of Dante Alighieri, especially his masterpiece, the Divine Comedy, have been a source of inspiration for many artists for seven centuries. Some notable examples are listed below.
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Tiberius Claudius Donatus
Tiberius Claudius Donatus was a Roman Latin grammarian of whom a single work is known, the Interpretationes Vergilianae, a commentary to Virgil. He is thought to have flourished in the 430s. His work...
L'Inferno (1911 film)
L'InfernoL'Inferno is a 1911 Italian silent film, loosely adapted from Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy.
L'Inferno took over three years to make, and was the first full-length Italian featur...
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Purgatorio
Purgatorio (Italian for "Purgatory") is the second part of Dante's Divine Comedy, following the Inferno, and preceding the Paradiso. The poem was written in the early 14th century. It is an allegory...
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