University of Bologna

university in Bologna, Italy

The University of Bologna (Italian: Università di Bologna, UNIBO) is a research university in Bologna, Italy. Founded in 1088 by an organised guild of students (hence studiorum), it is the oldest university in the world, as well as one of the leading academic institutions in Italy and Europe. It is one of the most prestigious Italian universities, commonly ranking in the first places of national rankings. It was the first place of study to use the term universitas for the corporations of students and masters, which came to define the institution (especially its famous law school) located in Bologna.The university's emblem carries the motto Alma mater studiorum ("nourishing mother of studies") and the date A.D. 1088, and it has about 86,500 students in its 11 schools. It has campuses in Ravenna, Forlì, Cesena and Rimini and a branch center abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It also has a school of excellence named Collegio Superiore di Bologna. An associate publisher of the University of Bologna is the Bononia University Press.
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Dante Alighieri

Italian poet

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68

The Divine Comedy

epic poem by Dante Alighieri

author: Dante Alighieri

Inferno

first part of Dante's Divine Comedy

author: Dante Alighieri

1304

Paradiso

third part of Dante's Divine Comedy

author: Dante Alighieri

1321

De vulgari eloquentia

essay by Dante Alighieri

author: Dante Alighieri

1303

Vita Nuova

literary work by Dante Alighieri

author: Dante Alighieri

1295

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Valerio Massimo Manfredi

Italian writer and archaeologist

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The Last Legion

book by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

author: Valerio Massimo Manfredi

2002

Akropolis - La grande epopea di Atene

novela de Valerio Massimo Manfredi

author: Valerio Massimo Manfredi

2000

Aléxandros

trilogía de novelas de Valerio Massimo Manfredi

author: Valerio Massimo Manfredi

1998

Archanes e altri racconti

boek van Valerio Massimo Manfredi

author: Valerio Massimo Manfredi

2010

Chimaira

book by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

author: Valerio Massimo Manfredi

2001

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Pier Paolo Pasolini

Italian film director, poet, writer and intellectual

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Leon Battista Alberti

Italian architect (1404-1472)

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Carlo Ginzburg

Italian historian

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