The Inferno (amazonclassics Edition)

September 5, 2017|
The Inferno (amazonclassics Edition) by Dante Alighieri
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As the protagonist in his own visionary three-part passage through the afterlife, Dante begins at the gate of Hell, guided by the poet Virgil. Together they journey through the underworld’s nine circles, witness harrowing punishments for sin, and come face-to-face with Satan—all in order for Dante to be reunited with his beloved Beatrice who awaits in Heaven.

Conceived as a deliverance from “the state of misery…to the state of felicity,” and informed by Christian history, medieval politics, and lost love, Dante’s voyage through the realms of the hereafter is an epic narrative at once theological, philosophical, and autobiographical.

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Revised edition: Previously published as The Divine Comedy, this edition of The Divine Comedy (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Dante Alighieri (1265–1321) was a poet, philosopher, statesman, and political theorist. As were most Florentines of his day, Dante was embroiled in the conflict between alliances to the papacy and those of the Holy Roman emperor. As a delegate of the White Guelphs, a faction that fought for more independence from the rule of Pope Bonif...
Title:The Inferno (amazonclassics Edition)
Product dimensions:400 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:September 5, 2017
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781542048651

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