Dante the Man, Part III: Christianity and Classical Culture, Episode 27
In this ongoing discussion about Dante and his times, Dr. Fleming discusses Florence in particular: its governance, its aristocracy, and specifics of the Guelf and Ghibelline feud. Episodes from the Inferno and Purgatorio are tied in with this history.
Original Air Date: April 3, 2019
Show Run Time: 34 minutes
Show Guest(s): Dr. Thomas Fleming
Show Host(s): Stephen Heiner
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Gentlemen, just another vote in favor of this fine series on Dante. Fascinating to see how so much of the history feeds into the poem. Can’t wait to hear your discussion of Pisa.