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6 06, 2013

Jacqueline Risset

By | June 6th, 2013|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Jacqueline Risset, French poet and essayist, suddenly deceased in Rome on September 3, 2014, was Emeritus Professor of French Literature and President of the Centre for Italo-French studies at the University of Rome Three.  She has been a member of the editorial committee of “Tel Quel”, a representative of Italy over the constitution of the European University in Paris, and a delegate of the French Ministry of Culture in the “Commission for the Defence of the French language”.  She has conducted courses at Berkeley University [...]

5 06, 2013

Erminia Terranova

By | June 5th, 2013|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Erminia Terranova was born in Campobello di Licata, the Sicilian town of the painted stones dedicated to the Divine Comedy (see below).  She began her professional activity as Sicilian folk singer in 1992 when she founded the Folk song group Zabara together with Tano Avanzato. In 2002 she gained the prize Memorial Rosa Balistreri with the song Malarazza.  To listen to this beautiful Sicilian folk song interpreted by Erminia Terranova and Tano Avanzato klick here. In more than twenty years of professional activity Erminia Terranova [...]

1 06, 2013

Maria Wenczel

By | June 1st, 2013|The voices of Francesca|0 Comments

Maria Wenczel was born in Budapest where she frequently returns, but for years she has lived in northern Switzerland in a country house with her husband, some dogs, some cats and two llamas.

18 05, 2013

AAA Announcement

By | May 18th, 2013|Approfondimenti|0 Comments

The Francesca Project implies that, little by little, the text and oral recordings of the verses of Francesca da Rimini (Hell, canto V, verses 88-142) be entered into this section of the Dantepoliglotta website, in the various languages and dialects in which a translation exists, besides in Italian.

10 04, 2013


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4 04, 2013

Introduction (Chinese)

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China, known in Dante’s time as Cathay, was in that period a part of the Tartar Empire, peoples speaking Mongolian who originated from central Asia which, under the leadership of Genghis Khan (1162-1227) and his successors, that great empire had brought into being.  Indeed, in the Divine Comedy Dante never refers directly to China but mentions the Tartars and does so in such a way as to make one think that he is not really alluding to them but is alluding to their Chinese subjects. [...]

5 02, 2013

La Projekto (en)

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6 01, 2013

Проект (en)

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24 12, 2012

Introduction (Esperanto)

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Esperanto, which has three different translations of the Divine Comedy, is a planned languagewhich was developed between 1872 and 1887 by the Polish physician and linguist Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof ...