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Deepen your appreciation of Italian poet Dante Alighieri with Professor Riccardo Bruscagli

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Delve into the life and work of Italian poet, writer and philosopher Dante Alighieri with Riccardo Bruscagli, Emeritus Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Florence. Best known for The Divine Comedy, a long narrative poem composed in the early 14th century, Dante is celebrated as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. In this fascinating presentation filmed in 2019 on board Viking Jupiter, Ricardo offers insights into Dante and his celebrated poem, drawing on a PBS documentary he produced with filmmaker Ric Burns, a past guest of Alastair Miller and brother of famed documentarian Ken Burns.

Delve into the life and work of Italian poet, writer and philosopher Dante Alighieri with Riccardo Bruscagli, Emeritus Professor of Italian Literature at the University of Florence. Best known for The Divine Comedy, a long narrative poem composed in the early 14th century, Dante is celebrated as one of the most influential thinkers in the Western world. In this fascinating presentation filmed in 2019 on board Viking Jupiter, Ricardo offers insights into Dante and his celebrated poem, drawing on a PBS documentary he produced with filmmaker Ric Burns, a past guest of Alastair Miller and brother of famed documentarian Ken Burns.

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