The fortunes of Dante in seventeenth century Italy

an inaugural lecture by Uberto Limentani

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in [London]

Written in English
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  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Appreciation -- Italy,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Influence

Edition Notes

Statementby U. Limentani.
LC ClassificationsPQ4383 .L5
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5929703M
LC Control Number64055086

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