Beatrice and Dante

Who is Beatrice? Beatrice was the main inspiration for Dante Alighieri‘s Vita Nuova and is commonly identified with the Beatrice who appears as one of his guides in his masterpiece La Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy). Did Beatrice really exist? The life of this famous woman is shrouded in mystery. Many historians have questioned whether … Continue reading Beatrice and Dante