Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana

St Andrews Dante Lecture Series

Lectura Dantis (‘reading of Dante’) is a public reading and explanation of all 100 cantos of Dante’s Divine Comedy canto by canto. Each canto of the Commedia is discussed by a different scholar, and we have a wide range of expert speakers coming to St Andrews for each meeting of the Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana (LDA).

All meetings are free and open to the public, and dates are posted here and on our Facebook page – so do come along.

All lectures are video-recorded and can be viewed on this site.

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The organisers would like to acknowledge the generous financial assistance provided by our sponsors:

University of St Andrews School of Modern LanguagesUniversity of St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies The Society for Italian StudiesThe University of Western Australia


Free and open to the public.

Most recent events:

Saturday 6th November 2021
Paradiso Cantos 32-33

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Friday 4th June 2021
Paradiso Cantos 30-31

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Friday 22nd November 2019
Paradiso Cantos 27-29
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Friday 27th September 2019
Paradiso Cantos 23-26

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