The Dante's Divine Comedy e-book available for iPhone

January 9, 2010 in Books (F)

[] Pisa, Italy - The masterpiece of the Italian literature is now available in italian for iPhone/iPodTouch with "Dante: Divina Commedia", a new application at AppStore. The book includes the entire Divine Comedy: Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), Paradiso (Paradise). This application is much more than a simple e-book, having several innovative features such as single word search, characters and places index, improved readability.

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (in Italian) is the ideal application for the lovers of one of the greatest works of world literature. The book includes the whole poem: Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), Paradiso (Paradise), with a very simple interface that lets the user quickly choose which "canto" to read. This application is especially designed for those who, either for study or pleasure, needs to have on hand the masterpiece of Dante Alighieri.

* Index of cantos
* Automatic bookmark: by reopening the application the user will be automatically repositioned where it left the reading
* Easy reading with a choice of font sizes (landscape reading is possible)
* Search for words
* Index of characters and places
* Choice of background color
* Numbering of verses
* "Quote of the Day": a random verse from the poem
* Doesn't requires an internet connection

The Divine Comedy, written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and 1321, is widely considered the most important poem of Italian literature, and is without any doubt one of the greatest works of world literature. The "Dante: Divina Commedia" application is a valuable aid for the study of this important literary work because it provides, in addition to the full text in the original language, several tools to deepen the study of the poem.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone or iPod touch 3.0 or later

Pricing and Availability:
Dante: Divina Commedia 1.0 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category. Please note the work is only in Italian.

Dathlon is a group of talented and motivated people, based in Italy, with many years of experience in application development, database design and deployment, user interface design. Dathlon is now active in developing innovative projects for innovative platforms like iPhone OS. Copyright (C) 2010 Dathlon. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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