A journey with the Italian Cultural Institute of Hamburg to the places in Italy dedicated to Dante.
From 25 March 2021, on the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, the Italian Cultural Institute of Hamburg will (virtually) return to its journey to draw a geographical map of Dante’s places.
Every Thursday until 9 September, on the Institute’s social channels, there will be a new post taking you through the squares, bridges and streets named after the Supreme Poet and to admire the monuments that dot the Peninsula.
What remains of Dante’s memory in the places and monuments that bear his name? Do they still have something of Dante to tell? What poetic memory do they preserve and convey to us today? The real places will be accompanied by literary locations, retracing from north to south and from east to west ‘L’Italia di Dante. Viaggio nel paese della Commedia’ (Dante’s Italy. A journey through the Land of the Comedy) by Giulio Ferroni. It will be an exceptional short-circuit between the real and the literary: real places that have inspired literary places and literary places that have given life to real places…
The project uses geolocation tools that accompany the visitor on the platform openstreetmap.
Find out more at iicamburgo.esteri.it.