Introduction (Friulian)

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There is no mention of the region Friuli in the Divine Comedy, but Dante describes and classifies the Friulian language in De vulgari eloquentia (Part 1, X.6 and XI.6). He refers there to the Friulian people naming them Aquilegienses, since the Friulian town Aquileia, seat of a powerful patriarchate, was at that time the political, administrative, religious and cultural centre of a wide area of north-eastern Italy. The idea of a journey made by Dante into Friuli, a region which was certainly visited by many [...]