"Identifying himself with the Narrator, a concession charged with psychological risk, with an apparent denial and self-denial of the poetic, Dante vows to the reader that he is reporting verity. He swears it ("tigiuro") by that which is most precious ..." - George Steiner
7.0.1 - The main point: Dante's truth claim IS the Commedia.
7.0.2 - Duality Statement: Compare and contrast the values of truth between Dante's world and what we know and accept today as truthful and virtuous.
7.0.3 - Sentiments:
184.108.40.206 - All that is true about the Commedia is defined and redefined into this materpiece of Dante's greatest truth. Not to mention a delightful time travel to the sixteenth century.
220.127.116.11 - Influence matters. When a giant like Dante says his Commedia is 'the' truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth we should have noticed the kangaroo in the court.
7.0.4 - Further reading: Commedia
7.0.5 - Existential Statement of Futurity:
7.0.6 - QUESTION:
7.0.7 - Populous Response:
7.0.8 - MOBIUS: - From Dante (1321) versus Hieronymus (1516), 195 years. Second generation. Is one example of shoulder standing. This one returns back on itself
7.0.9 - TAGS: truth, Dante, Commedia