The Commedia Medal  Digital
Dante
Contest
 The Commedia Medal
The Commedia Medal   700th Anniversary Jubilee 
 
Click here to see the Submissions
 
Who can declare the mighty acts of the Lord, or show forth all his praise? (Ps. 106:2) 
 


To help prepare contestants to enter, the Catholic Distance Learning Network in coordination with Holy Apostles College & Seminary has posted a series of one-hundred videos on YouTube designed to lead you through Dante's great work.

The video lectures are available at the YouTube channel of Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP) You can also find an audio lecture series entitled "The Narrative Spirituality of Dante's Divine Comedy" at Now You Know Media.

Narrative Spirituality of Dante's Divine Comedy

 

 

 

 


 

 
Dante Alighieri by
Agnolo Bronzino, c. 1530

Remember, the goal of your entry is to demonstrate

THE BEST DIGITALLY-PRODUCED RENDITION
OF ANY ASPECT OF DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDY

for the 700th Anniversary of the Divine Comedy. The Inferno was first published in 1314, followed by the Purgatorio in 1315 and the Paradiso in 1321. In the years 2016-2020, then, you might concentrate on any of the canticles. In the year 1321, entrants will concentrate on the Paradiso. There's no age restriction or scholarly competence required. This contest is open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students as well as to Dante scholars.

Next winner announced December 1, 2016.
   
Please send submissions to Dr. Sebastian Mahfood, OP - smahfood@holyapostles.edu
   
* Medal designed by Br. Gregory Havill - Site last updated January 17, 2018.