Five homes for five great Italian authors

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Here is a selection of images from the homes of five of the most important Italian authors of all timeDante Alighieri (Florence, between 21 May and 21 June 1265 – Ravenna, the night between 13 and 14 September 1321), Francesco Petrarca (Arezzo, 20 July 1304 – Arquà Petrarca, 19 July 1374), Giacomo Leopardi (Recanati, 29 June 1798 – Naples, 14 June 1837), Alessandro Manzoni (Milan, 7 March 1785 – Milan, 22 May 1873); Giosuè Carducci (Valdicastello di Pietrasanta, 27 July 1835 – Bologna, 16 February 1907) and Gabriele D’Annunzio (Pescara, 12 March 1863 – Gardone Riviera, 1 March 1938).

We have already showcased three of them in previous articles: Welcome to Casa Manzoni, Francesco Petrarca and his final home in Arquà, and The opulence and poverty of the Shrine of Italian Victories.

 

Here is where they all are:

Dante’s House Museum (headquarters of the Unione Fiorentina Museo Casa di Dante) is in Florence, at via Santa Margherita, 1 (info@museocasadidante.it, tel.: +39 055 219416, www.museocasadidante.it).

Petrarca’s house is located in Arquà Petrarca (Padua), on via Valleselle (proloco@arquapetrarca.com, tel.: +39 0429 718294, www.arquapetrarca.com).

Giacomo Leopardi’s house is in Recanati (Macerata), at via Leopardi, 14 (tel. +39 071 7573380; fax +39 071 7571964, biglietteria@giacomoleopardi.itwww.giacomoleopardi.it).

Casa Manzoni is in Milan, at via Gerolamo Morone, 1
(tel.: +39 02 86460403, info@casadelmanzoni.itwww.casadelmanzoni.it).

Giosuè Carducci’s house is in Bologna, at Piazza Giosuè Carducci, 5 (tel. +39 051 347592; fax +39 051 4292820, casacarducci@comune.bologna.itwww.casacarducci.it).

Gabriele D’Annunzio’s house (headquarters of the Vittoriale degli Italiani Foundation) is in Gardone Riviera (Brescia), at via del Vittoriale, 12 (tel. +39 0365 296511, info@vittoriale.itwww.vittoriale.it).

Photos via:
www.giacomoleopardi.it/ www.ghr.it/recanati-e-dintorni/recanati/casa-leopardi/ www.rai.it/dl/portali/site/articolo/ContentItem-e74b4e83-eced-441d-ba21-6c5147137fa9.html https://www.museocasadidante.it/ https://www.tripadvisor.it/Attraction_Review-g187895-d195937-Reviews- www.iscr.beniculturali.it/pagina.cfm?usz=5&uid=67&rid=51 www.rocaille.it/il-vittoriale/ https://anto291.typepad.com/blog/2011/03/la-prioria-.html https://www.casadelmanzoni.it

April 4, 2019