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Spanish National Library exhibits its treasures of Dante's Divine Comedy

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Madrid, Jun 30 (EFE) .- After a life of exile and deprivation, Dante died in 1321 and it is still unknown what happened to the original piece of the poem in which he synthesized universal history, his "Comedy", which was copied in manuscripts of the time, ten of which are in the National Library of Spain, which now exhibits them."Dante Alighieri at the BNE: 700 years between hell and paradise" is the exhibition organized on the seventh centenary of Dante's death and in which the collections that the institution has of the Italian poet (1265-1321) are exposed, among them, the main "jewel": a manuscript of the "Comedy" on parchment from the second quarter of the 14th century written in Florence and which is the oldest of those preserved in Spain.FOOTAGE OF THE EXHIBITION AT THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SPAIN (BNE)

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