Szerb utca 21-23 (V.)
Vergilius és Dante
Virgil and Dante
Bronze sculpture of the Roman poet Virgil guiding Dante through Hell and Purgatory (from the Divine Comedy), with on the base the motto of the Eötvös Loránd university.
Dante Alighieri (Florence c. 1265 - Ravenna 1321), major Italian poet of the Middle Ages, partisan of Henry VII in the struggle between Guelphs and Ghibellines (
Publius Vergilius Maro (70 - 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil, ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period (
"LVX E PRAETERITO LUCENS
FVTVRA ILLVMINAT TEMPORA"
buda i. / 2006
Buda István (Győr 1952), Hungarian sculptor (
Sources & Information
Statue (two men)
Location N 47°29'23" E 19°3'31"
; Photograph: 7 September 2012
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