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Dante"s comedy

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Published by Branden Pub. Co. in Brookline Village, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Nicholas Kilmer ; illustrated by Benjamin Martinez.
ContributionsKilmer, Nicholas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4315 .K55 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3023539M
ISBN 100828318840, 0937832286
LC Control Number85003816


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The theme of politics also shows up in Canto VIII. In fact, the most important action in this canto is the altercation between Dante and the shade of Filippo Argenti. Book Review 4 out of 5 stars to Inferno, the first of three books in the "Divine Comedy" series, written around by Dante Alighieri.

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Virgil reproves Dante for being afraid and assures him that there is great concern for him among angelic spirits, mainly Beatrice, Dante's beloved, who is now in Heaven. Virgil relates how the Virgin Mary's messenger, St.

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