Aurora Limited Edition Dante Inferno Fountain Pen
Condition Note: This is a Prototype pen. Used to show customers and retailers before the pen came out. This pen has been dipped and written with and has some hairline scratches on it. Its not a new pen, but its priced accordingly. Still comes with full warranty, box and papers. We have tried to capture the pictures of the marks, but they are very hard to see, both in pictures and in person, but we tried to show them. Most of what you see in the pictures is dust, but you can slightly see some of the marks in the last 3 pictures.
Dante Alighieri, in Italy known as “the Supreme Poet”, was born in 1265 in Florence. He was a major Italian poet, writer and politician of the Middle Ages.
He is considered as the father of the Italian language. His Divine Comedy is the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language in the Middle Ages and a masterpiece in the world literature.
The work was originally titled “Comedia” and was later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio.
Dante Alighieri is often represented sideways with a laurel crown on the head, an important latin iconographic symbol, to portray scholars and poets. The divine comedy is divided into 3 canticas: Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory) and Paradiso (Paradise). Inferno is the first part of the Divine Comedy.
It is composed by 34 cantos (one is the introduction of the poem), each canto is divided in lines. It is in the list of “The 100 best books from ever” someone considers it the greatest masterpiece in literature. It is the most famous Dante’s opera, one of the most important works of the Middle Ages; It is known and studied all over the world.
The pen is offered as a Lacquer piston fountain pen with rose gold trims in only 1.265 pieces all over the world (Dante’s date of birth).