Dante, the first Renaissance Man
Born in Florence, Italy and a writer whose major work is a vast poem called The Divine Comedy about a journey to the underworld, Dante might be thought a tall order for most people to digest 750 years later. However for sheer imaginative power Dante is hard to beat. This film by Malcolm Hossick uncovers the background of history from which he came and the way in which he helped to establish a new view of the world where individuals mattered more than rulers and authoritarian religion. AM006HD13 DANTE 2013 1hr 20'20
Dante - the First Renaissance Man
This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the astonishing life and work of the 14th century Italian poet Dante. He wrote in everyday Italian and was the first writer to explore the life of the individual in any depth. His ideas have filtered down through the ages and have greatly influenced humanity ...