The sixth canto of Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso dedicated to politics, a subject that was one of the obsessions of the author of the Divine Comedy. It is therefore inevitable that episode number 6 of this series also addresses this theme
Political passion was another constant in Dante’s existence, causing him fierce pain. therefore it is inevitable that politics is present everywhere in the Divine Comedy, in particular in the sixth canto of Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso, told through the lives of the damned and the blessed. And for this reason that the sixth episode of Dante Italia, the new podcast by Aldo Cazzullo made by Corriere della Sera in collaboration with Audible, entitled The power of poetry and dedicated to politics. And to the characters that Dante tells, punishes or saves.
To analyze this review of faces and stories (and to compare it to today), Aldo Cazzullo has chosen as his interlocutor a philosopher who has also known and exercised political power: Massimo Cacciari. The full series available here: below, however, you will find the trailer for the sixth episode. At this link, however, the episode The power of poetry.
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