The Divine Comedy

Author: Dante Alighieri
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504061691
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The medieval classic that takes readers on a guided tour of the afterlife and on a spiritual journey toward God. Written in the fourteenth century, this epic poem continues to entrance readers as it explores the nine circles of hell, the mountain of purgatory, and the spheres of heaven, detailing those who inhabit each and the sins and virtues that led them there. This masterpiece is a work of literature, history, psychology, and philosophy—and a deeply insightful exploration of Christian theology that, in painting a picture of the afterlife, allows us to reflect on earthly life as well.
The Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 928
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-05-27 - Publisher: Penguin

The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—together in one volume. Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous
Dante's Inferno (the Divine Comedy, Volume 1, Hell)
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Digireads.Com

The "Divine Comedy" was entitled by Dante himself merely "Commedia," meaning a poetic composition in a style intermediate between the sustained nobility of tragedy, and the popular tone of elegy. The word had no dramatic implication at that time, though it did involve a happy ending. The poem is the
The Divine Comedy
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-31 - Publisher: Penguin

An acclaimed translation of Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno that retains all the style, power and meaning of the original A Penguin Classic This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante's simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse. Mark Musa's blank verse
The Inferno
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Writing his "Comedy" (the epithet "Divine" was added by later admirers) in exile from his native Florence, Dante aimed to address a world gone astray both morally and politically. It tells the story of a character who is at one and the same time both Dante himself and Everyman.
Dante's Inferno: The Divine Comedy, Book One
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Dante Alighieri
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-21 - Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

In his introduction, the translator says: "I suppose that a very great majority of English-speaking people, if they were asked to name the greatest epic poet of the Christian era in Western Europe, would answer Dante." THE DIVINE COMEDY continues to be widely read today, whether for its religious inspiration