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Picturing Dante/Per Ardua Ad Astra ​(Inferno Cantos 3134, Purgatorio Cantos 16

The return of this popular series at twice its original length as THE COURSE makes its contribution to celebrations across the world to mark the 750th anniversary of the birth of the poet Dante Alighieri in Florence in 1265.

What Botticelli, Flaxman, Blake, Gustav Doré, Salvador Dalì and others drew and painted when they read Dante, in The Divine Comedy, speaking of what he saw, on a journey no man had ever made before, through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.


The intrepid travellers come very close to giants, hear one of the world's greatest revenge stories, and stand face to face with 'the Emperor', before finding an unexpected Way Out which brings them to the shore of the Mount of Purgatory in the Southern Ocean. Soon they will begin the long climb.


Speaker(s):

Mr Graham Fawcett | talks

 

Date and Time:

6 May 2015 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Organised by:

THE COURSE
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Tickets:

£46

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

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visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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