Lecture 12 and 13

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Unformatted text preview: Comedy takes place Easter week 1300. Why that date? The idea of the sacred space of Rome. It coincides with when Boniface the 8th (who Dante abhorred) declares the first jubilee in Rome. Dante does this to show that his is the real pilgrimage, while the falsehood is in Rome. The concept of pilgrimage as tourism = the jubilee. True Christian pilgrimage should be difficult, about faith, what Dante does in Purgatory. He repents and atones. There is a physi...
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