The Unexpected (and Illustrated) Dante

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The Unexpected (and Illustrated) Dante02/22/2022 11:44 AM EST
Dante Alighieri’s “The Divine Comedy” had been an epic religious and literary work for 150 years when a publisher in Florence attempted to do something that had never been done — illustrate it in a printed book. The year was 1481. Gutenberg’s revolutionary printing press was just 26 years old. Nicolaus Laurentii took on the […]

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