Ole Meyer is the author of the last verse translation into Danish of Dante’s Divine Comedy, published by him in the year 2000. He has graciously accepted our invitation that he himself read Ulysses’ verses in his translation of canto XXVI of Hell.

Ole Meyer was Danish lecturer at the University of Florence and published several books and essays on Dante and Scandinavian literatures.  He is a member of the scientific committee of the yearly academic journal Letteratura Italiana Antica.

To see the page of Ole Meyer, click here.

To read the introductory article on the issue Dante and Denmarkclick here.

To listen to the voice of Ole Meyer in the reading of his Ulysses’ verses, as they are reported on this page, click here below.

 

Verses of Ulysses translated into Danish by Ole Meyer
Hell, Canto XXVI, 90-142