Category: Dante Urbinate

Known as the “Dante Urbinate”, the finest and most richly illustrated copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy ever produced, was made especially for the library of Federico da Montefeltro. It is an expression of the splendor and magnificence of the Duke. The manuscript is a masterpiece written on very fine parchment with the most extraordinary miniature illustrations.

Journey through the Dante Urbinate: Canto I, Dante meets Virgil
9 April 2021   |    Dante Urbinate

After exploring the history of the manuscript of the Dante Urbinate, today we finally begin our journey into the Divine Comedy itself, and the best place to start is in the “dark wood” that opens…

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Miniatura dalla Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, Ms. Urb. lat. 365, c. 1r, 1478-1482, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.
Through the Dante Urbinate: the journey begins
7 April 2021   |    Dante Urbinate

Today marks the beginning of our journey of discovery through the pages of the Dante Urbinate, one of the most priceless masterpieces of the Renaissance. As we celebrate 700 years since the death of Dante,…

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