Building a monument to Dante: Boccaccio as Dantista

4 December 2019 - 18:00

di Jason Houston 

 

Dr Jason Houston is Director of the Gonzaga University campus in Florence, where he teaches early Italian literature. In this talk he considers the relationship between two of the ‘Three Crowns’ of Florence: Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) and Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375).

 

The lecture will be followed by wine and snacks. 

Suggested donation: Members €5; non-Members €10

 

This season is made possible by a generous donation from John Hoenig, matched by an equivalent donation from Michael and Alessandra Griffiths, in memory of their son John.