Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences : Acta of the International Dante Symposium, 13-16 Nov. 1983, Hunter College, New York.

The guiding principle of this volume is the concept of the artes liberales, the trivium and quadrivium, as branches of learning that are rooted in Dante Alighieri's mind. The present volume contains essays by leading international scholars on the various scientific and artistic disciplines whic...

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Main Author: Di Scipio, Giuseppe C.
Other Authors: Scaglione, Aldo.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1988.
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Table of Contents:
  • THE DIVINE COMEDYAND THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OFARTS AND SCIENCES
  • Title page
  • Copyright page
  • Table of contents
  • FOREWORD
  • A HALF-CENTURY OF DANTE SCHOLARSHIP IN AMERICA
  • NOTES
  • DANTE'S COMMEDIA AND THE CLASSICAL TRADITION: THE CASE OF VIRGIL
  • NOTES
  • DANTE ANDTHE ARS GRAMMATICA
  • NOTES
  • DIALECTIC AND MERCURY (EDUCATION, MAGIC AND RELIGION IN DANTE)
  • NOTES
  • DANTE'S EARLY READERS: THE EVIDENCE OF ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPTS
  • NOTES
  • DANTE AND ARITHMETIC
  • GEOMETRIC METAPHOR AND PROPORTIONAL DESIGN IN DANTE'S COMMEDIA
  • I. Scope and Purpose
  • II. Context
  • III. Geometry and Poetry
  • IV. Geometry and Text-Structure
  • V. The Metaphor of Textual Space
  • NOTES
  • ASTROLOGY AND ASTRONOMY
  • NOTES
  • DANTE'S PHYSICS
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Dante's Physics
  • NOTES
  • APPENDIX
  • THE METAPHYSICS OF THE COMMEDIA
  • 1. The Unity of Dante's Universe
  • 2. The Three-Way Correspondence
  • 3. The Twofold Unity of the Commedia
  • NOTES
  • DANTEAND THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MEDICINE RECONSIDERED
  • NOTES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • DANTE: AMAN FOR ALL HOURS
  • NOTES
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • NOTES
  • LORIZZONTE ECONOMICO MEDIEVALE NELLA DIVINA COMMEDIA E NEI PRINCIPALI COMMENTI DEL TRECENTO
  • NOTES
  • THE FLORENTINE STUDIA AND DANTE'S "LIBRARY
  • NOTES
  • DANTEAND THE UNIVERSITIES OF PARIS AND OXFORD
  • NOTES
  • TRANSLATING DANTE'S COMMEDIA: TERZA RIMA OR NOTHING
  • NOTES.