Dante Alighieri Was A Major Italian Poet Of The Middle Ages

Today you will find us discussing here about the life of Dante Alighieri, who was no doubt a prominent poet, philosopher of his era, and we believe you all must have neither heard his name in your whole life nor you have come across with his working and thought. He was considered to an Italian poet and philosopher, born back on May or May, 1265 at Florence, Italy. His exact date of birth is not known, but believed to be extracted on 1265 from his literary works. Dante Alighieri had died on September 14, 1321 at Ravenna after living 56 yr in the world. He had belonging to a mediocre family, later on attaining at the age of twenty; he got married with a lady named Gemma di Manetto Donati, who probably had given three or four children, correct figure is still not known.

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While Dante Alighieri was nine he met a girl known as Beatrice, whom he had apparently experienced love at first sight. The pair was acquainted for long span, but Dante’s love for Beatrice was courteous and unrequited. Unfortunately Beatrice died unexpectedly in 1290, and it is believed after five yr Dante Alighieri had published Vita Nuova, in which he tried to explain his tragic love for Beatrice. After the death of his lover Beatrice, Dante Alighieri had started immersing himself in the study of philosophy and the machinations of the Florentine political scene. Florence at that span considered being a chaotic city, with factions representing the papacy and the empire persistently at odds, and Dante Alighieri had held a number of significant public posts.

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Starting his political career, Dante Alighieri had joined a Medical Corporation in 1295. During the next half decade, his career grew quickly, and culminated in his becoming a prior a sort of governor in 1300. Dante Alighieri had to draw some hard-line political decisions: Dante Alighieri finally decided to oppose pope Bonifacio VIII’s expansion policy, considering a stand against the pontiff’s chronological interference. Later on it is believed the blacks, with the support of Carlo di Valois who was a French prince won against the whites. Because of Dante’s stern support, he was sentenced to pay a fine together with serving a two yr exile. It is in record that he did not pay the fine and as such he had received a sentenced to death.

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