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Meditations on the Divine Comedy

By: Tony Kline

A canto by canto commentary on the concepts and intentions behind The Divine Comedy.

Inferno: Cantos I-VII (Virgil, Circles I-IV, Paolo & Francesca, Ciacco) Cantos VIII-XIV (Circles V-VII, Farinata, Pier delle Vigne, Capaneus) Cantos XV-XXI (Brunetto Latini, Geryon, Circle VIII, Manto) Cantos XXII-XXVIII (Vanni Fucci, Ulysses, G. da Montefeltro, B. de Born) Cantos XXIX-XXXIV (Griffolino, The Giants, Circle IX, Ugolino, Satan) Purgatorio: Cantos I-VII (Casella, Manfred, La Pia, Buonconte, Sordello ) Cantos VIII-XIV (The Gate, Nino, Oderisi, Salvani, Sapia, G.del Duca) Cantos XV-XXI (Free Will, Nature of Love, Adrian, Hugh Capet,Statius) Cantos XXII-XXVIII (Forese, Bonagiunta, Souls, Guinicelli, Arnaut, Matilda) Cantos XXIX-XXXIII (The Divine Pageant, Beatrice, Lethe, Eunoë) Paradiso: Cantos I-VII (The Moon, Piccarda, Mercury, Justinian, Romeo) Cantos VIII-XIV (Venus, Cunizza, Folco, The Sun, Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventura, Dominic, Francis, Solomon, Mars) Cantos XV-XXI (Cacciaguida, Florence, Jupiter, The Eagle, Saturn, Peter Damian ) Cantos XXII-XXVIII (Benedict, Gabriel, Peter, Paul, James, John, Angels) Cantos XXIX-XXXIII (The Empyrean, The River, The Rose, Bernard, The Virgin, The Final Vision)...

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