Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri

Nell’800 Cesare Lombroso, the controversial inventor of criminal anthropology, attributed the frequent falls and dreamlike visions that Dante Alighieri He claimed to be often prey, all’epilepsy, but according to a recent study, the great poet would rather narcolettico.

The narcolessia It is a disorder that forces him to endure during the day sudden sleep attacks to which it is impossible to escape.

the trials?

We provide the Dante himself in his Divine Comedy, in which not only the author claims to have started the journey numb from sleep, but where references to physical exhaustion and the urgent need to sleep, often as a result of strong emotions, they are ongoing.

Further references to the typical symptoms of the disease would also find in Vita Nova (Photo gives: maniericopernico.it).