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The Remix: Michelangelo, Dante, and Dan Brown

Even though the poet Dante Alighieri lived and wrote at least a century before the time that most scholars would designate as the beginning of the Renaissance, it is easy today to look back at Dante’s Divine Comedy and see … Continue reading

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Into the Woods: Tuscany vs. New England

What’s the difference between Florence in the Middle Ages on the cusp of the Renaissance and New England in the early 20th century on the cusp of modernism? It is interesting to look at the different ways that Dante and … Continue reading

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