SAN GIMIGNANO AT THE TIME OF DANTE
In 2021, 700 years after the death of Dante Alighieri, San Gimignano hosts an in-depth and multidisciplinary visit of the City of Towers going back to that 7 May 1300, when the Supreme Poet was welcomed in the Palazzo Pubblico (People's Palace) as a Florentine Guelph ambassador.
An itinerary that will allow you to discover the value of its architecture and its cultural heritage, dating back to the time of the author of the "Divine" Comedy, for which San Gimignano has been included in the UNESCO world heritage list since 1990, and to appreciate the charm of its history, between flavors, myth, images and words.
MAY 8, 2021 - From 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
Opening of the Celebrations to commemorate the 700 years since the death of Dante Alighieri
San Gimignano welcomed Dante as an ambassador from the Florentine Republic in May 1300.
Discover with us the reasons why Dante came to San Gimignano.
Ore 10.00 am: The delegation of Dante Alighieri: performance by the local historical Association “i Cavalieri di Santa Fina”.
Ore 12.00 am: Dante meets the “Vernaccia wine” with the “ Consorzio del Vino Vernaccia di San Gimignano” and the Theatre Company “il Teatro delle Seggiole”
Ore 5.30 pm: Conference: “San Gimignano at the time of Dante” with the partecipation and speech of : Marilena Caciorgna, Sabrina Magrini, Irene Mauro, Enzo Mecacci, Natascia Tonelli.
The events will be online on the Facebook page “Comune di San Gimignano”
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