Follow Dante’s Footsteps Through Italy

Dante’s life was way more than writing about the nine circles of hell. For the 700th anniversary of the poet’s death, you can virtually experience the places of Dante Alighieri’s life.

via Smithsonian

September 14, 2021, marks the 700th anniversary of poet Dante Alighieri’s death. A year-long celebration, Viva Dante, began in Italy in September 2020, with events from public readings to concerts to church services in his honor—and still many more in the works. In addition, institutions around the world are offering both virtual and in-person exhibits, tours and discussions that people can attend to learn more about Dante’s life.

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