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The complete Danteworlds : a reader's guide to the Divine comedy

The complete Danteworlds : a reader's guide to the Divine comedy

Author: Guy P Raffa
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago University Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A guide to the "Divine Comedy" that provides readers with a map of the entire poem, from the lowest circle of Hell to the highest sphere of Paradise. It charts a simultaneously geographical and  Read more...

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Named Person: Dante Alighieri
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy P Raffa
ISBN: 9780226702698 0226702693 9780226702704 0226702707
OCLC Number: 489091591
Description: xviii, 371 s
Contents: Welcome to Danteworlds --
Major events in Dante's life --
Map of Italy in the thirteenth century --
Hell --
Illustration of Dante's hell --
Dark wood (Inferno 1-2). Periphery of hell: cowardice (Inferno 3). Circle 1: limbo (Inferno 4). Circle 2: lust (Inferno 5). Circle 3: gluttony (Inferno 6). Circle 4: avarice and prodigality (Inferno 7). Circle 5: wrath and sullenness (Inferno 7-9). Circle 6: heresy (Inferno 9-11). Circle 7: violence (Inferno 12-17). Circle 8, pouches 1-6: fraud (Inferno 18-23). Circle 8, pouches 7-10: fraud (Inferno 24-30). Circle 9: treachery (Inferno 31-34). Changing values?. Purgatory . Illustration of Dante's purgatory --
Ante-purgatory: late repentant (Purgatorio 1-6). Valley of rulers (Purgatorio 6-9). Terrace 1: pride (Purgatorio 10-12). Terrace 2: envy (Purgatorio 13-15). Terrace 3: wrath (Purgatorio 15-17). Terrace 4: sloth (Purgatorio 17-19). Terrace 5: avarice and prodigality (Purgatorio 19-22). Terrace 6: gluttony (Purgatorio 22-24). Terrace 7: lust (Purgatorio 25-27). Terrestrial paradise (Purgatorio 28-33). Dante today --
Paradise --
Illustration of Dante's paradise --
Moon: vow-breakers (Paradiso 1-5). Mercury: fame-seekers (Paradiso 5-7). Venus: ardent lovers (Paradiso 8-9). Sun: wise spirits (Paradiso 10-14). Mars: holy warriors (Paradiso 14-18). Jupiter: just rulers (Paradiso 18-20). Saturn: contemplatives (Paradiso 21-22). Fixed stars: church triumphant (Paradiso 22-27). Primum mobile: angelic orders (Paradiso 27-30). Empyrean: blessed, angels, holy trinity (Paradiso 30-33). Dante and interdisciplinarity.
Responsibility: Guy P. Raffa


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