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Dante's Griffin and the History of the World: A Study of the Earthly Paradise (Purgatorio, Cantos XXIX-XXXIII) #2019

Dante s Griffin and the History of the World A Study of the Earthly Paradise Purgatorio Cantos XXIX XXXIII The griffin from Dante s mountain of Purgatory able to make a tree bear leaves and flowers has long been seen to represent Christ Through an examination of medieval griffin lore and of Dante s own p

  • Title: Dante's Griffin and the History of the World: A Study of the Earthly Paradise (Purgatorio, Cantos XXIX-XXXIII)
  • Author: Peter Armour
  • ISBN: 9780198158165
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dante's Griffin and the History of the World: A Study of the Earthly Paradise (Purgatorio, Cantos XXIX-XXXIII) By Peter Armour, The griffin from Dante s mountain of Purgatory, able to make a tree bear leaves and flowers, has long been seen to represent Christ Through an examination of medieval griffin lore and of Dante s own poem, this provocative study shows that this explanation is untenable Peter Armour explores both intellectual and political concerns, and the imaginative world of early 14th The griffin from Dante s mountain of Purgatory, able to make a tree bear leaves and flowers, has long been seen to represent Christ Through an examination of medieval griffin lore and of Dante s own poem, this provocative study shows that this explanation is untenable Peter Armour explores both intellectual and political concerns, and the imaginative world of early 14th century Italy including such themes as theology, philosophy, jurisprudence, folklore and romance, and prophecy and millenarianism to provide a new interpretation of Dante s griffin as a powerful symbol central to the poet s presentation of the earthly Paradise and to humankind s lost ideal of collective happiness on earth.

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