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The circles of light

Author: Derek TowersChristopher FraylingAllessandra MasiDuccio ScarpelliEdmund DeanAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Series: Medieval mind, 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most celebrated work of Dante is the Divine comedy--a vision of hell, purgatory and heaven that provides a strangely surrealistic view of medieval attitudes on religious dogma and the price of disobedience. In this program, dramatizations of scenes depicting courtly love, sexual love, love of God, and love of the Virgin are featured.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Towers; Christopher Frayling; Allessandra Masi; Duccio Scarpelli; Edmund Dean; Dante Alighieri; BBC Education & Training.; Süddeutscher Rundfunk.; Vision TV.
OCLC Number: 41134375
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1995 as the BBC series: Strange landscape : the illumination of the Middle Ages.
A production of BBC Education & Training.
"A BBC, Süddeutscher Rundfunk, Stuttgart co-production in association with Vision TV, Canada."
Credits: Producer and director, Derek Towers.
Performer(s): Narrator; Christopher Frayling.
Description: 1 videocassette (49 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Medieval mind, 4.
Other Titles: Divine comedy
Strange landscape (Television program)
Responsibility: written and presented by Christopher Frayling ; produced and directed by Derek Towers.

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The most celebrated work of Dante is the Divine comedy--a vision of hell, purgatory and heaven that provides a strangely surrealistic view of medieval attitudes on religious dogma and the price of disobedience. In this program, dramatizations of scenes depicting courtly love, sexual love, love of God, and love of the Virgin are featured.

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