Readings on the Purgatorio of Dante by William John Borlase-Warren-Venables Vernon

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in [New York] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Commentaries.,
  • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Itineraries.

Edition Notes

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Statementchiefly based on the commentary of Benvenuto da Imola, with text and literal translation. With an introd. by Dean Church.
ContributionsBenvenutus de Imola, d. 1387 or 8., Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4447 .V6 1972
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5709151M
ISBN 100838313744
LC Control Number70181006
OCLC/WorldCa235243

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