Among the national languages of the Indian Union, the first one into which the Divine Comedy was translated – in 2001 by the poet Kilimanoor Ramakantan – was Malayalam, one of the Dravidian languages of the large Asian country. The language Malayalam, spoken by about 33 million people, is the national language of the state of Kerala, the Indian state which boasts the highest level of literacy in the country (90%), located along the west coast of the southern tip of the Indian peninsula. See [...]
Translation in verse of the Divine Comedy in the Indian language Malayalam by the Indian poet Kilimanoor Ramakantan (Kerala, India, 1938 – 2009). Edition published at Mumbai-Bangalore in 2001.
Translation in blank verse of some cantos of the Divine Comedy by Domenico Zannier (Pontebba 1930), priest and poeto f Friulian-Ladin language. Edition published at Manzano in 1997. Illustrated by Max de Pelca (1926-2008).
Translation in terza rima by Giuseppe Cappelli. Edition published at Padova in 1875.
Translation in terza rima in the dialect of Romagna by Luigi Soldati (Voltana di Lugo 1893 – Bologna 1974), blacksmith and poet in dialect. First edition published posthumous at Ravenna in 1982.
Translation in terza rima by Luigi Riccardo Piovano. Edition published at Torino without date, about 1975. Illustrated by Gustave Doré.
Translation in terza rima of the Inferno in the dialect of Padova by Emanuele Munari (Pernumia 1922 – Piove di Sacco 2005), Paduan phisician and writer. First edition published in 1975 with the pseudonym “Anonimo da Piove”.
Very free translation of the Inferno, partially in terza rima, by Gilberto Scuderi (Mantova 1951). Edition published at Mantova in 2005, illustrated with the Italian anonymous xylographies of the XV century, taken from the Venetian edition of Quarenghi of 1497.
Translation in terza rima in the dialect of Bari (Puglia) by Gaetano Savelli (Bari 1896 - 1977). First edition in three volumes published at Bari between 1971 and 1973.
Translation by Shojaeddin Shafa (1918 – 2010), Iranian writer. First edition, in three volumes, published in 1957 at Teheran. Illustrated by Gustave Doré.