there is found inscribed in the book of the physicians and apothecaries, Dante d'aldighiero, degli Aldighieri, poeta Fiorentino.
Balbo, Vita di Dante, Firenze, 1853, p. 117. Professor de Vericour
Life and Times of Dante, London, 1858, p. 80. thinks it necessary to apologize for this lapse on the part of thepoet, and gravelye occurred to him to employ some one to look at the original decree, still existing in the archives.
Stranger still, Le Monnier,reprinting the work at Florence in 1853, within a stone'sthrow of the document itself, and with full permission from Balbo to make corrections, leaves the matter just where it was. After his banishment werks.
See Wegele, ubi supra, p. 174, et seq. The best analysis of Dante's opinions we have ever met with is Emil Ruth's Studien fiber Dante Alighieri, Tubingen, 1853.
Unhappily it wants an index, and accordingly loses a great part of its usefulness for those not already familiar with the subject.
Nor are its references suffic