By Josh Bethune
Dante was born in Florence an spent most of his life there also. He went to school at church schools and most likely the University of Bologna. If he had a choice he would go into a political life. He wrote many essays, and books. The famous Medici family was his biggest patron while he was learning to be a great and successful writer.
The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy was made circa 1301 by Dante. I found this piece interesting because it has secular things which i find cool because it is an old piece of work. It supports Secularism because it just somehow "makes fun" of the christian way.
Bergin, Thomas. "Dante Alighieri." Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Gale,2006. Gale Biography in context. Web. 14 Jan. 2013