Art and Literature in Dante's Tuscany

Dantes tuscany

Public Lectures now online

This series of lectures was part of the Discovering Dante season of public events held in Leeds in Autumn 2009. The lectures aim to offer an accessible introduction to aspects of Dante's work, and of the art of his day. The lectures are now available online.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2009 
Public Lecture (i): Introduction to Dante
Claire Honess (University of Leeds) 
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Wednesday, 21 October 2009 
Public Lecture (ii): Duccio and the Flowering of Sienese Art
Matthew Treherne (University of Leeds)

Wednesday, 28 October 2009 
Public Lecture (iii): Giotto di Bondone and Florentine Narrative Painting
Matthew Treherne (University of Leeds)
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Wednesday, November 2009 
Public Lecture (iv): Dante and the Vision of Paradise 
Claire Honess (University of Leeds)
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We are grateful to Lucy Parkin for filming and editing these lectures.