Detail of fresco by Luca Signorelli, depicting Dante reading with two open books before him.

Have you ever wondered about the books Dante read, the works of art he saw, or the places he visited?  Dante’s Library recreates the material world Dante would have known in one hundred objects, offering a unique glimpse into Dante’s cultural and intellectual heritage.

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Fresco by Luca Signorelli, Chapel of San Brizio, Orvieto Cathedral.  Photo by Georges Jansoone. CC-BY-SA 4.0.