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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
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Jan 02, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: stuff-i-read-for-school, medieval-lit, favorites

A complex and intriguing depiction of the afterlife. Dante's conceptions of Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise have informed centuries of writers since. I think that Inferno (hell) is the strongest of the three, and it is interesting to see in which circles he placed various historical figures.
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