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The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell

By Alighieri, Dante

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Title: The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell  
Author: Alighieri, Dante
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Excerpt: The Divine Comedy, Volume One, Hell [The Inferno] by Dante Aligheri, trans Charles Eliot Norton.

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Contents INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................7 AIDS TO THE STUDY OF THE DIVINE COMEDY .......................................................... 14 HELL .............................................................................. 16 CANTO I. Dante, astray in a wood, reaches the foot of a hill which he begins to ascend; he is hindered by three beasts; he turns back and is met by Virgil, who proposes to guide him into the eternal world. ....................................... 16 CANTO II. Dante, doubtful of his own powers, is discouraged at the outset.?Virgil cheers him by telling him that he has been sent to his aid by a blessed Spirit from Heaven.?Dante casts off fear, and the poets proceed. ................ 19 CANTO III. The gate of Hell.?Virgil lends Dante in.?The punishment of the neither good nor bad.?Aeheron, and the sinners on its bank.?Charon.?Earthquake.?Dante swoons. ................................................................. 22 CANTO IV. The further side of Acheron.?Virgil leads Dante into Limbo, the First Circle of Hell, containing the spirits of those who lived virtuously but without Christianity.?Greeting of Virgil by his fellow poets.?They enter a castle, where are the shades of ancient worthies.?Virgil and Dante depart. ..................................................... 24 CANTO V. The Second Circle, that of Carnal Sinners.?Minos.?Shades renowned of old.?Francesca da Rimini. 27 CANTO VI. The Third Circle, that of the Gluttonous.?Cerberus.?Ciacco. ....................................................... 30 CANTO VII. The Fourth Circle, that of the Avaricious and the Prodigal.?Pluto.?Fortune.?The Styx.?The Fifth Circle, that of the Wrathful and the Sullen. .................................................................................................. 32 CANTO VIII. The Fifth Circle.?Phlegyas and his boat.?Passage of the Styx.?Filippo Argenti.?The City of Dis.? The demons refuse entrance to the poets. ....................................................................................................... 35 CANTO IX. The City of Dis.?Erichtho.?The Three Furies.?The Heavenly Messenger.?The Sixth Circle, that of the Heresiarchs. ........................................................................................................................................ 37


 

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