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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 1 1 Browse Search
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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 1 1 Browse Search
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further to dig up and burn the bones of the poet at Ravenna, as having been a heretic; but so much opposition was roused that he thought better of it. Yet this was duringthe pontificate of the Frenchman, John XXII., the reproof of whose simony Dante puts in the mouth of St. Peter, who declares his seat vacant, Paradiso, XXVII. whose damnation the poet himself seems to prophesy, Inferno, XI. and against whose election he had endeavored to persuade the cardinals, in a vehement letter. In 1350 the republic of Florence voted the sum of ten golden florins to be paid by the hands of Messer Giovanni Boccaccio to Dante's daughter Beatrice, a nun in the convent of Santa Chiara at Ravenna. In 1396 Florence voted a monument, and begged in vain for the metaphorical ashes of the man of whom she had threatened to make literal cinders if she could catch him alive. In 1429 See the letter in Gaye, Carteggio inedito d'artisti, Vol. I. p. 123. she begged again, but Ravenna, a dead city, was