Meaning of Dante in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdanteɪ/

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proper noun

  • (1265–1321), Italian poet; full name Dante Alighieri. His reputation rests chiefly on The Divine Comedy (c.1309–20), an epic poem describing his spiritual journey through Hell and Purgatory and finally to Paradise. His love for Beatrice Portinari is described in Vita nuova (c.1290–4).