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Online Art Lecture: Divine Dante Presented by Victoria Martino
September 21 @ 6:30 pm - October 19 @ 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Sunday and Tuesday, repeating indefinitely
Online Lecture Presented by Victoria Martino
A five-week art and music lecture series, celebrating the poet’s 700th death anniversary
Tuesdays, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 6:30 PM
Series (five lectures): $70/95; Individual lectures: $16/21
Join art and music historian Victoria Martino on September 14, the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, as she begins a five-week celebration of the poet’s power of inspiration, ranging from medieval to modern times.
September 14: DANTE’S FLORENCE: LA VITA NUOVA
September 21: LIFE IN EXILE: LA DIVINA COMMEDIA
September 28: LA DIVINA COMMEDIA—INFERNO
October 5: LA DIVINA COMMEDIA—PURGATORIO
October 12: LA DIVINA COMMEDIA—PARADISO
Victoria Martino studied the La divina commedia in the original Italian at Harvard University, with legendary Dante scholar Dante Della Terza. She analyzed and wrote on the relationship between Dante’s text and William Blake’s watercolor illustrations in the collection of the Harvard Art Museums. This lecture series is lovingly dedicated to the memory of Professor Della Terza, who passed away on April 6, 2021.*