The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Divine Comedy (translated by H.F. Cary) by Dante Alighieri:|
Guido Guinicelli, the poet, dies. Purg. C. XI. 96. and C. XXVI.
1277. Pope John XXI. dies. Par. C. XII. 126.
1278. Ottocar, king of Bohemia, dies. Purg. C. VII. 97.
1279. Dionysius succeeds to the throne of Portugal. Par. C.
1280. Albertus Magnus dies. Par. C. X. 95.
1281. Pope Nicholas III. dies. H. C. XIX 71.
Dante studies at the universities of Bologna and Padua.
1282. The Sicilian vespers. Par. C. VIII. 80.
The French defeated by the people of Forli. H. C. XXVII. 41.
The Divine Comedy (translated by H.F. Cary)