HISTORY OF DANTE ALIGHIERI JOHANNESBURG
About the Dante Alighieri Society in Johannesburg
The Dante Alighieri Society Johannesburg is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1927. The Society takes its name from Dante Alighieri, the illustrious 13th Century Italian poet, author of the world-renowned Divine Comedy, who is considered the “Father of the Italian Language”. Such is his fame that he is universally known simply as “Dante”, similarly the Society is simply referred to as “The Dante”.