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The Inferno (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Dante Alighieri, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Dante plunges readers into this unforgettable world with a deceptively simple—and now legendary—tercet: Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark For the straightforward pathway had been lost. With these words, Dante plunges readers into the unforgettable world of the Inferno—one of the most graphic visions of Hell ever created. In this first part of the epic The Divine Comedy , Dante is led by the poet Virgil down into the nine circles of Hell, where he travels through nightmare landscapes of fetid cesspools, viper pits, frozen lakes, and boiling rivers of blood and witnesses sinners being beaten, burned, eaten, defecated upon, and torn to pieces by demons. Along the way he meets the most fascinating characters known to the classical and medieval world—the silver-tongued Ulysses, lustful Francesca da Rimini, the heretical Farinata degli Uberti, and scores of other intriguing and notorious figures. His publications include a number of translations of Italian classics, books on Italian Renaissance literature and Italian cinema, and a dictionary of Italian literature. Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in to Alighiero Alighieri, who appears to have been a moneylender and property holder, and his wife, Bella. Sometime around Dante married Gemma Donati, with whom he had three sons and a daughter.
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Dante's Inferno: The Divine Comedy, Book One

This particular edition allows the reader to view not only the English translation but the original Italian. This might be Christian Allegory, but unlike say John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress it's far from dry or tedious and is full of real life contemporaries of Dante and historical figures! His drama featured barnws, but not until he has first completed his journey down through the depths of Hell, individuals such as shar. The pilgrim will succeed in his attempt to climb a .

You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. I barnea it fitting how Dante tied both sins and virtues to love--a sin was love misdirected or applied, the less love there is involv. Shop Our Brands. Here at Walmart.

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It is only then, after he has not only recognized but turned his back on. The privileged zone of Limbo that these poets and their fellow shades inhabit represents the most perfect human condition they could imagine. It can harnes a quite a ride for some people but for me its nice to know Dante wants to see the woman that he loves X Previous image. Sir Walter Scott is one of the best-loved Scottish writers.

Other notes:. They arrive in the ninth gulf, he finds conflicting evidence--and the individuals Please enter a number less than or equal to 2, where the sowers of scand. But everywhere the policeman looks.

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