"The Hell, Purgatory, Paradise of Dante Alighieri" Edited with Translation and Notes by Arthur John Butler
Macmillan and Co. / Adamant Media Corporation | 1894 / 2005 | ISBN: 1402172818 | 232 pages | PDF | 5 Mb
This Elibron Classics edition is a facsimile reprint of a 1880/94 edition by Macmillan and Co., London and New York.
The truth is that Dante fills the stream of human history from side to side. There have been greater poets, one or two; there have been greater thinkers, greater men of affairs; but of no other poet can it be said that he was the greatest political thinker of his age; of no other philosopher or theologian that he was its greatest poet.