niory of Florence recalled a portion of the exiles, excepting Dante, however, among others, by name.
Macchiavelli is the authority for this, and is carelessly cited in the preface to the Udine edition of the Codex Bartolinianus as placing it in 1312.
Macchiavelli does no such thing, but expressly implies an earlier date, perhaps 1310.
Op. ed. Baretti, London, 1772, Vol.
I. p. 60.) The undertaking of Henry, after an ill-directed dawdling of two years, at last ended in his deatheath of Ugolino and Francesca da Rimini, 1282; death of Beatrice, 1290; Roger Bacon died, 1292; death of Cimabue, 1302; Dante's banishment, 1302; Petrarch born, 1304; Fra Dolcino burned, 1307; Pope Clement V. at Avignon, 1309; Templars suppressed, 1312; Boccaccio born, 1313; Dante died, 1321; Wycliffe born, 1324; Chaucer born, 1328.
The range of Dante's influence is not less remarkable than its intensity.
Minds, the antipodes of each other in temper and endowment, alike feel the force of h