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19 04, 2013

Introduction (Spanish)

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In Canto XII of Paradise, when Dante and Beatrice meet the wise spirits of the sky of the Sun, we encounter a long and passionate panegyric of Saint Dominic of Guzmán, delivered by the great Franciscan Bonaventura da Bagnoregio. At this point Dante remembers the small Spanish village of Caleruega near Burgos, by him Italianised into Calaroga, place where Saint Dominic was born. To better identify the location, Dante briefly dwells upon the geographic description of the place, situated on that part of the Iberian peninsula [...]