In Dante’s time Sardinia was divided into four autonomous kingdoms called “Giudicati”. Loguduro and Gallura were in the northern part of the island and Arborea and Cagliari in the south. In those days the Sardinian Giudicati, which already in the eleventh century had a close alliance with Genoa and Pisa in order to repel the Arab attempts to conquer the island, maintained close ties with the two maritime republics. Gallura, in particular, from the twelfth century onwards was under the undisputed influence of Pisa and, [...]
Translation in blank verse in the Sardinian dialect of Logudoro by Pedru Casu (Berchidda 1878 – 1954), Sardinian priest and writer. Edition published at Ozieri in 1977 (first edition 1929).
Translation in terza rima in the Sardinian dialect of Logudoro by Paolo Monni, Sardinian priest and writer. First edition of the Inferno published at Cagliari in 2000.