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Dante ALIGHERI’S “AMOR, CH’A Nullo AMATO…”: an “EX NIHILO” Account of “A NULLO”

Authors: Arturo Tozzi

In this brief technical note, we propose a different interpretation of the renewed verse of Dante Alighieri’s “Hell”: “Amor, ch’a nullo amato amar perdona”. We go through the hypothesis that “a nullo” might stand from the Latin “ex nihilo”, which means “from nothingness”, and discuss the philosophical and textual implications of this novel account.

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[v1] 2018-11-18 11:35:35

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