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Beacon Lights of History - John Lord

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Beacon Lights of History

by John Lord, LL.D.


Volume III.

Part II--Renaissance and Reformation.



CONTENTS.


DANTE.

RISE OF MODERN POETRY.


The antiquity of Poetry
The greatness of Poets
Their influence on Civilization
The true poet one of the rarest of men
The pre-eminence of Homer, Dante, Shakspeare, and Goethe
Characteristics of Dante
His precocity
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