hetoric) and the quadrivium (arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy) of the then ordinary university course.
To these he afterward added painting (or at least drawing,—designavo un angelo sopra certe tavolette
Vit. Nuov. p. 61, ed. Pesaro, 1829.), theology, and medicine.
He is said to have been the pupil of Cimabue, and was certainly the friend of Giotto, the designs for some of whose frescos at Assisi and elsewhere have been wrongly attributed to him, though we may safely believe in hCarteggio inedito d'artisti, Vol.
I. p. 123. she begged again, but Ravenna, a dead city, was tenacious of the dead poet.
In 1519 Michel Angelo would have built the monument, but Leo X. refused to allow the sacred dust to be removed.
Finally, in 1829, five hundred and eight years after the death of Dante, Florence got a cenotaph fairly built in Santa Croce (by Ricci), ugly beyond even the usual lot of such, with three colossal figures on it, Dante in the middle, with Italy on one side and Poes