Art history and more: Dante's stone

Art history and more: Dante’s stone

We all know Dante Alighieri for his importance in the Italian language and literature. During his life he was also a lively character of the Florentine life and in Florence there are many Dantesque places; churches, streets and corners where Dante used to go and to spend his time. It may happen that you can face the place where the Dante’s Stone used to be, and recognize it from a simple marble plate with the inscription “Sasso di Dante” (Dante’s Stone).

It was located in the Duomo square, between Piazza delle Pallottole and via dello Studio. Dante used to sat on that stone, whatching the construption of the Cathedral.

For more information about this curiosity, check the following link (in Italian) – http://firenzecuriosita.blogspot.com/

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