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The Story of His Life

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$18.00 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780674984066

Publication Date: 05/07/2018


496 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 line illustrations

Belknap Press


  • Translator’s Note
  • Abbreviations of Dante’s Works
  • I. Florence
    • 1. Childhood (1265–1283)
    • 2. A Strange Florentine (1283–1295)
    • 3. Municipal Man (1295–1301)
    • 4. Condemned to the Stake (1301–1302)
  • II. Exile
    • 5. At War with Florence (1302–1304)
    • 6. Return to Study and Writing (1304–1306)
    • 7. The Penitent (1306–1310)
    • 8. An Emperor Arrives (1310–1313)
    • 9. The Prophet (1314–1315)
    • 10. Courtier (1316–1321)
  • Appendix: Genealogical Tables
  • Abbreviations in Notes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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