Dante and governance
A collection of essays exploring the concept of governance, both internal and external, in the work of Dante, from the guidance necessary for the individual soul to achieve its ideal state, to the government of the state. Government can be seen on an apparently rising scale of importance in its application to commune, realm and Empire.
Print Book, English, 1997
Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1997
179 pages ; 23 cm
Preface ; Bibliographical Note ; 1. Dante and Governance: Context and Contents ; 2. From Darkness to Light: Governance and Government in Purgatorio XVI ; 3. Dante and Popular Sovereignty ; 4. Monarchia and Dante's Attitude to the Popes ; 5. The French Dimension in Dante's Politics ; 6. Politics and Theology in Inferno X ; 7. Feminine Virtues and Florentine Vices: Citizenship and Morality in Paradiso XV-XVII ; 8. The Rock and the Vine: Pier della Vigna, Dante and the Imagery of Empire ; 9. Diligite iustitiam qui iudicatis terram: Justice and the Just Ruler in Dante ; 10. Dante's Farewell to Politics ; List of Contributors ; Index