The True Tomb of Dante in Ravenna

Ravenna is a perfect destination for mediaeval walks not only because it was the last capital of the Western Roman Empire, played a significant role in the early Middle Ages, and hosts a glorious constellation of Byzantine monuments. Noteworthy, the city carefully keeps one more very important memorial which dates from the late Middle Ages. The Tomb of Dante Alighieri is situated at Via Alighieri near the Basilica of Saint Francis. Why the great Florentine poet was buried in Ravenna? The story is very remarkable…

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