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God’s Divine Justice in Dante’s ‘Inferno'”

“Midway through the journey of our life, I found/myself in a dark wood, for I had strayed/from the straight pathway to this tangled ground.” These famous lines from Dante’s Inferno signify the themes of religion and personal salvation in the poem. Often when one embarks on a journey of self-discovery, they travel to places which…

Dante Alighieri’s Inferno Paper

Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s 14th-century epic poem Divine Comedy. Inferno is an allegory telling of the journey of Dante through Hell, guided by the Roman poet Virgil. In the poem, Hell is described as nine circles of suffering located within the Earth. Allegorically, the Divine Comedy represents the journey of the…

Dante, Plato, Aristotle

The assignment is poetry v. philosophy. Plato speaks of a quarrel b/t poetry and philosophy. He dismisses the arts while Aristotle defends them. DO we see traces of this quarrel in later traditions? If so, where? And how is it played out there? For this essay, in addition to Plato and Aristotle, focus on Dante’s…

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Historical and Personal Background of the Divine Comedy

This essay is to accompany Between Fortune and Providence: Astrology and the Universe in Dante’s Divine Comedy. What follows is the overview and timeline I wish I had when I first started reading the Divine Comedy. Many commentaries of the Divine Comedy give background historical information, usually consisting of a general introduction and brief explanations…

Dante, Plato, Aristotle

The assignment is poetry v. philosophy. Plato speaks of a quarrel b/t poetry and philosophy. He dismisses the arts while Aristotle defends them. DO we see traces of this quarrel in later traditions? If so, where? And how is it played out there? For this essay, in addition to Plato and Aristotle, focus on Dante’s…

Origins, End of Times, Influences in Modern America

INTRODUCTION: General Thoughts on the Anti-Christ Culture Whatever one believes about Satan, his story makes gripping entertainment.  From biblical authors, through Dante Alighieri, John Milton, and into the present, stories of the Devil have attracted authors and readers alike.  Over the last generation, in American popular culture, stories of Satan generally focus on his heir,…

The divine comedy

One may ask whether or not the scriptwriters or directors of the movies to be mentioned in this paper were able to actually read the Divine comedy; or perhaps the depiction of Heaven, hell, and the purgatory made my Dante was simply so vivid that it has become a staple of the mainstream literary views…

The Ideas of Hell and Purgatory: A Wide Shift from Then to Now

“Hell has probably caused more personal anxiety and distress than any other Christian belief. Hell has also motivated many Christians to follow the Great Commission and attempt to convert the world to Christianity” (“Various Views of Hell: As seen by Conservative Christians”). The word “hell” derives from the Pagan Norse Queen of the Underworld, Hel….

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