Dante Alighieri Society (Dictionary)

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Dante Alighieri Society[edit]

An institution focused on promoting Italian culture and language around the world. It was formed in Italy in July 1889, and was named after Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), a pre-Renaissance poet from Florence and the author of The Divine Comedy. The main purpose of the Dante Alighieri Society is to promote the study and dissemination of the Italian language and culture throughout the world. In 2005, the Dante Alighieri Society was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for Communications and Humanities.\\

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