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Scientists have figured out how to look like Dante

January 11 2007
16:41

How do you actually look like Dante Alighieri, author of The Divine Comedy, "University scientists have found the Italian city of Bologna.

"We returned Dante his human form," - said University anthropologist and inspirer of the project, Giorgio Grupponi. The earlier images of Dante, in the words of the anthropologist, reflect the "external data is not the poet, and his psychological nature.

In the 20 years of XX century, the study of the remains of the author of "Divine Comedy" has taken Anthropology, University of Bologna. Scientists already at that time realized that Dante - a real person, and Dante, as described in works of art, different from each other.

Scientists to create a plastic version of Dante's face and his virtual portrait, used the skull of the poet. Currently scientists are working to create three-dimensional face images of Dante and develop its various options. Reportedly Izvestia

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