Example sentences for: alighieri

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  • Or they tacked on the first name of his father or grandfather, who himself, reflecting Italy's tangled history, tended to be called by some version of a Latin, ancient Germanic, saint's, or Old Testament name: Giovanni Fabrizio derived his surname from Fabricius, Giovanni Alighieri from Aldiger, Giovanni Ciccarelli from Francis , and Giovanni Giacobazzi from Jacob .

  • It was a foreigner, German Emperor Frederick II, who launched the movement for a national language at his court in Palermo, but Florentine-born Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) provided the ardor, moral leadership, and literary example to bring it to fruition.

  • --Dante Alighieri, The Inferno (Canto XX, Circle Eight--The Fortune Tellers and Diviners), early 14 th century

  • Michelangelo's metamorphic wit, somewhere between the nightmare transformations of his fellow Florentine Dante Alighieri and the baroque fantasies of Lorenzo Bernini, is nowhere better displayed than in his famous drawing of Phaëthon's fall.


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