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Picturing Dante/In Heaven with Beatrice Mercury, Venus, the Sun (Paradiso Cantos 413)

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.


As Beatrice reveals more of Paradise's secrets, the flight soars ever higher. Now Dante witnesses lights such as he has never seen, meets the Seekers of Honour and talks with the Emperor Justinian, the souls of the Amorous, and two brilliant rotating garlands of souls, among them St Thomas Aquinas.


Speaker(s):

Mr Graham Fawcett | talks

 

Date and Time:

10 June 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

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info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

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visit www.thecoursestudies.co.uk

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