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The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love Beatrice; and finally his arrival in Heaven Examining uestions of faith desire and enlightenment the poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption Dante Alighieri was born in Florence in 1265 and belonged to a noble but impoverished family His life was divided by political duties and poetry the most of famous of which was inspired by his meeting with Bice Portinari whom he called Beatriceincluding La Vita Nuova and The Divine Comedy He died in Ravenna in 1321 La Divina Commedia


About the Author: Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri or simply Dante May 14June 13 1265 – September 1314 1321 is one of the greatest poets in the Italian language; with the comic story teller Boccaccio and the poet Petrarch he forms the classic trio of Italian authors Dante Alighieri was born in the city state Florence in 1265 He first saw the woman or rather the child who was to become the poetic love of his life when he



10 thoughts on “La Divina Commedia

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    You can recognize a small truth because its opposite is a falsehood The opposite of a great truth is another truth Niels BohrI was thinking about Dante the other day and wondering how one could approach him from the angle of a GoodReads review One of the obvious problems is that he lived a long time ago and many of the cultural referents have changed You're constantly having to think Well nowadays what he's say


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    I once thought I'd write an essay on how long it takes a serious author of fiction or nonfiction before he or she inevitably uotes Dante If I were to write a novel myself this is a hypothetical grammatical construction I'd probably manage about a page before I'd exclaim that I am lost and middle aged and in the middle of a dark forest I'd try to kill off annoying acuaintances and punish them severely for their lac


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    Divina Commedia Divine Comedy La Divina Commedia #1 3 Dante AlighieriThe Divine Comedy is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri begun c 1308 and completed in 1320 a year before his death in 1321 It is widely considered the preeminent work in Italian literature and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world view as


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    I attempt to rewrite the Divine ComedyIn the middle of the journey of my lifeI came across a man named TrumpWho seemed bent on causing much strifeO how he was an unpleasant fleshy lumpLike some hobgoblin of the child's imaginationOr a thing that in the night goes bumpBut in spite of lengthy cogitationI find I have produced fewer words Than members of the crowd at an inaugurationI've doubtless disappointed the Dante nerd


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    Reading the Divine Comedy at seventeen was for me to see the world sub specie aeternitatis Apparently that’s not okay in the World’s eyes Writing it in the 14th Century was not considered okay either So Dante was banished for life from FlorenceIn the Comedy eternal flame is the just deserts of corrupt conformity That doesn’t seem uite right in the eyes of the comfortably politically correct back then as now And they


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    ”THROUGH ME THE WAY INTO THE SUFFERING CITYTHROUGH ME THE WAY TO THE ETERNAL PAINTHROUGH ME THE WAY THAT RUNS AMONG THE LOSTJUSTICE URGED ON MY HIGH ARTIFICER;MY MAKER WAS DIVINE AUTHORITYTHE HIGHEST WISDOM AND THE PRIMAL LOVEBEFORE ME NOTHING BUT ETERNAL THINGSWERE MADE AND I ENDURE ETERNALLYABANDON EVERY HOPE WHO ENTER HERE” Botticelli’s vision of Satan There are 92 illustrations by Botticelli inspired by The Divine C


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    THE DARING somewhat COMIC and also DIVINE INVENTIOIt is very difficult not to be lured by the highly intelligent craft of Durante degli Aliguieri DA And may be it is not a coincidence that he was the exact contemporary of Giotto his fellow Florentine For if Giotto planted the seed for a pictorial representation of the world in which man at the center and through a window delivers to us a naturalistic depiction of divine stories


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    Plumbing the crucible of happenstanceI should give a uick intro and say that I rarely EVER EVER re read a book I should also mention that 3 years ago I had never cracked Dante's Divine Comedy Now I am finishing the Divine Comedy for the 3rd time I've read Pinsky's translation of the Inferno I've read Ciardi I've flirted with Mandelbaum and danced with Hollander but from Canto 1 of InfernoHell to Canto XXXIII of ParadisoHeaven I can


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    I propose an extra level in the Inferno for procrastinators and abandoners I was planning to write a novel where three protagonists commit suicide and end up in Scottish Hell Since overcrowding has plagued the old Scottish Hell H the protagonists are forced to ueue up for weeks on end before arriving at the building for processing Upon their arrival their sins are assessed by an administrator to determine which circle of Hell is appro


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    “Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for ayeJustice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divineSupremest wisdom and primeval loveBefore me things create were none save thingsEternal and eternal I shall endureAll hope abandon ye who enter here” There is no much one can say about this marvelous poem that has not been said before One of


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