For Dante, all was finally forgiven

In June 2008, seven centuries after Dante’s banishment, the city council of Florence passed a motion rescinding his sentence.  It was one further ploy aimed at the repatriation of his remains, but it was no more successful than the previous attempts, and Dante’s remains still lie in a modest tomb beside the fifth-century Church of San Francesco in Ravenna.

Jones, Ted. Florence and Tuscany: A Literary Guide for Travellers (The I.B.Tauris Literary Guides for Travellers) (p. 37). I.B.Tauris. Kindle Edition.

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