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Dante e la cultura bizantina: La presenza di Dionigi Areopagita nel "P ...
Diego Sbacchi

Dante e la cultura bizantina: La presenza di Dionigi Areopagita nel "Paradiso".
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Published .
Written in English.

About the Book

The research arose out of a Pertusi's idea, that the kind of blessed souls Dante chose to put in each of the nine heavens has been determined by the kind of angels in that heaven. My study proves that this is true and also shows that angelology was not the only principle Dante used to select his kinds of blessed; astrology was the other, and it was not a competing factor with angelology. In doing so, he was helped by Albertus Magnus' commentary on the De Caelesti Hierarchia and, as far as I know, this will be the first time that this work is taken into discussion in Dante's studies as a source of his scheme for the heavenly kingdom. The most striking proof that Dante read Albertus' commentary is the duty he gives to the angels called Thrones. ...

Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Toronto, 2004.

Includes bibliographical references.

Electronic version licesed for access by U. of T. users.

The Physical Object

Pagination 190 leaves.
Number of pages 190

ID Numbers

Open Library OL21446204M
ISBN 13 9780494220702

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