The canto of Ulysses narrated by Primo Levi

In 1944 Primo Levi, twenty-five years old at the time, was the Häftling (detainee) number 174517 in the Auschwitz concentration camp.  He managed to overcome that awful trial, survive, and moreover keep his human dignity [...]

Dante’s Ulysses, symbol of human nobility

The person of Ulysses towers over the other damned souls of Malebolge, the dreadful ditches of the eighth circle of Hell where fraudsters are punished. Some commentators have observed that the Greek hero would, if he were not guilty of the deceit of the Trojan horse, belong to the world which suited him better of the lofty noble spirits of Limbo.

Ulysses tells his shipwreck in Sicilian vernacular

Tano Avanzato and his wife Erminia Terranova are two Sicilian ballad-singers and founded together the popular song group Zabara in 1991.  They have to his name hundreds of concerts which they have staged in Italy and abroad. [...]

The poem “Ulysses” of Umberto Saba

Umberto Saba (Trieste, 1883-1957) was one of the major Italian poets of the 20th century. In the poem “Ulysses”, published in the collection Mediterranee of 1946, he is «the questing seeker, derived from the heroic figure in the [...]

Monteverdi – The Return of Ulysses to his Homeland

The Return of Ulysses to his Homeland is an opera set by Claudio Monteverdi to a libretto by Giacomo Badoaro. The opera was first performed at the Teatro Santi Giovanni e Paolo in Venice during the 1639–1640 carnival season.

Turkish – Teksoy

Ulysses' verses translated into Turkish by Rekin Teksoy Hell, Canto XXVI, 90-142 - ---

GEORGIANO – Erekle Shildeli

Erekle Shildeli è nato ai tempi della guerra civile georgiana a Tbilisi, capitale della Georgia, nel 1991. La sua famiglia è originaria di Shilda, un villaggio georgiano nella municipalità di Kvareli, situata ai piedi del versante meridionale del Caucaso Kakheti.

OCCITAN-PROVENÇAL – Dario Anghilante

Dario Anghilante was born in 1947 in Sampeyre (Sant Peire in Occitan) in Valle Varaita, one of the Alpine valleys in the provinces of Turin, Cuneo and Imperia in the Italian area of Occitan language [...]