Poetry: Dante Alighieri

Poetry: Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is the subject of this month’s poetry page and Circle 2 Canto V of Inferno, the first part of his greatest work The Divine Comedy. Here Dante explores the fine line that exists between love and the power of attraction and disastrous lustful desire. It is in...

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Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection

Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection The Courtauld Gallery Somerset House Until 15 May 2016 Admission £9.50 Courtauld.ac.uk/gallery   There is a saying about the first generation building success, the second keeping it safe, and the third blowing the lot. Well, the 10th Duke of Hamilton, an art connoisseur,...

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