Aleksys Churginas

Aleksys Churginas

Translation in terza rima by Aleksys Churginas (Jonava 1912 – Vilnius 1990), Lithuanian poet and translator.
Edition published at Vilnius in 1988 (first edition 1968).
Illustrated by the Lithuanian painter and set designer Vytautas Kalinauskas (1929 Joniškėlis – Vilnius 2001).

To listen to the opening words of Hell in the Lithuanian translation of A. Churginas watch the video “Dante and Chekhov in esperanto” at minute 30:23

Frontespizio del volume

Incipit dell’Inferno

Vytautas Kalinauskas, Paolo e Francesca (Inf., V, 73-87).