The Comedy of Dante Alighieri : Hell

The Comedy of Dante Alighieri : Hell

Book Title: The Comedy of Dante Alighieri : Hell

Author: Dante Alighieri

Format: Paperback | 352 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jun 1988

ISBN-13: 9780140440065

Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend through the nine circles of the underworld and encounter the tormented souls of the damned - from heretics and pagans to gluttons, criminals and seducers - who tell of their sad fates and predict events still to come in Dante's life. In this first part of his Divine Comedy, Dante fused satire and humour with intellect and soaring passion to create an immortal Christian allegory of mankind's search for self-knowledge and spiritual enlightenment.