The Divine Comedy  Volume 2 Book

The Divine Comedy Volume 2


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics
  • Date : 2018-10-11
  • Category :
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN : 0342377620

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Book

The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri


  • Author : Robert M. Durling
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Date : 2010-10-07
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Pages : 888
  • ISBN : 0199723354

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Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the guidance of one of the greatest living Italian-to-English translators. Reunited with his beloved Beatrice in the Purgatorio, in the Paradiso the poet-narrator journeys with her through the heavenly spheres and comes to know "the state of blessed souls after death." As with the previous volumes, the original Italian and its English translation appear on facing pages. Readers will be drawn to Durling's precise and vivid prose, which captures Dante's extraordinary range of expression--from the high style of divine revelation to colloquial speech, lyrical interludes, and scornful diatribes against corrupt clergy. This edition boasts several unique features. Durling's introduction explores the chief interpretive issues surrounding the Paradiso, including the nature of its allegories, the status in the poem of Dante's human body, and his relation to the mystical tradition. The notes at the end of each canto provide detailed commentary on historical, theological, and literary allusions, and unravel the obscurity and difficulties of Dante's ambitious style . An unusual feature is the inclusion of the text, translation, and commentary on one of Dante's chief models, the famous cosmological poem by Boethius that ends the third book of his Consolation of Philosophy. A substantial section of Additional Notes discusses myths, symbols, and themes that figure in all three cantiche of Dante's masterpiece. Finally, the volume includes a set of indexes that is unique in American editions, including Proper Names Discussed in the Notes (with thorough subheadings concerning related themes), Passages Cited in the Notes, and Words Discussed in the Notes,

Dante s Purgatorio Book

Dante s Purgatorio


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Borgo Press
  • Date : 2012-05
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1434444759

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In his introduction to THE INFERNO, the translator says: "I suppose that a very great majority of English-speaking people, if they were asked to name the greatest epic poet of the Christian era in Western Europe, would answer Dante." THE DIVINE COMEDY continues to be widely read today, whether for its religious inspiration or for the sheer power of its verse. In the second part of the epic, THE PURGATORIO, Dante climbs out of the pit of Hell with the guidance of the ancient Roman poet, Virgil, who then takes him on a journey up the mountain of Purgatory. Here we find the souls of those who died in sin, but whose transgressions have not placed them irredeemably beyond the saving grace of God's mercy. Sooner or later, they WILL reach Heaven. A first-rate English-language rendition of a classic of western literature.

Dante s Divine Comedy Book

Dante s Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1858
  • Category :
  • Pages : 375
  • ISBN : UOM:39015005767762

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Paradiso Book

Paradiso


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Date : 2016-06-14
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780553900545

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This brilliant new verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum captures the consummate beauty of the third and last part of Dante's Divine Comedy. The Paradiso is a luminous poem of love and light, of optics, angelology, polemics, prayer, prophecy, and transcendent experience. As Dante ascends to the Celestial Rose, in the tenth and final heaven, all the spectacle and splendor of a great poet's vision now becomes accessible to the modern reader in this highly acclaimed, superb dual language edition. With extensive notes and commentary.

The Divine Comedy Book

The Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 2019-05-25
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9389230586

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In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is the "realm ... of those who have rejected spiritual values by yielding to bestial appetites or violence, or by perverting their human intellect to fraud or malice against their fellowmen".

The Divine Comedy 2  Purgatory Book

The Divine Comedy 2 Purgatory


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Date : 2020-09-29
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN : 9788726595673

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"Purgatorio" is the second part of Alighieri’s poem "The Divine Comedy". The story of Dante travelling through the nine circles of Hell in "Inferno" continues as he survives the depths of hell and climbs the mountain Purgatory. The mountain has seven terraces which represent the seven deadly sins and the seven levels of suffering which lead to spiritual growth. The story depicts love as the initial reason for the arising of sins. On top of the mountain is the Earthly Paradise. If the soul is however going to reach it, depends on the choices one makes. Dante Alighieri was an Italian poet, philosopher, language and political theorist, born in Florence in 1265. He is one of the best known poets of the Middle Ages and his masterpiece "The Divine Comedy" is considered to be a representative of the medieval world-view. "The Divine Comedy" and "The New life" were written in vernacular, i.e. the speech variety that was used in everyday life. This made the literature accessible to most people and this is mainly why Dante is called "The father of Italian language". Dante’s life was divided by poetry and politics and the relationships between secular and religious authority were topics which were often depicted in his literary works.

The Divine Comedy  II  Purgatorio  Vol  II  Part 2 Book

The Divine Comedy II Purgatorio Vol II Part 2


  • Author : Dante
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Date : 2021-10-12
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 872
  • ISBN : 9780691237664

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Continuing the paperback edition of Charles S. Singleton's translation of The Divine Comedy, this work provides the English-speaking reader with everything he needs to read and understand the Purgatorio. This volume consists of the prose translation of Giorgio Petrocchi's Italian text (which faces the translation on each page); its companion volume of commentary is a masterpiece of erudition, offering a wide range of information on such subjects as Dante's vocabulary, his characters, and the historical sources of incidents in the poem. Professor Singleton provides a clear and profound analysis of the poem's basic allegory, and the illustrations, diagrams, and map clarify points that have previously confused readers of The Divine Comedy.

The Divine Comedy Book

The Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2013-02-26
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN : 9781101608388

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This Everyman’s Library edition–containing in one volume all three cantos, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso–includes an introduction by Nobel Prize—winning poet Eugenio Montale, a chronology, notes, and a bibliography. Also included are forty-two drawings selected from Botticelli's marvelous late-fifteenth-century series of illustrations. Translated in this edition by Allen Mandelbaum, The Divine Comedy begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity. Mandelbaum’s astonishingly Dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us the masterpiece of that genius whom our greatest poets have recognized as a central model for all poets.

The Divine Comedy Book

The Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 2008-02-26
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN : 9780140448962

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The second volume of Dante's epic, printed with the original Italian and Robin Kirkpatrick's sublime translation Climbing out of Hell, Dante in the Purgatorio reaches an island set in the southern ocean. This is Mount Purgatory, where he encounters the penitents who heroically endure their sufferings and speak of their time on Earth. Strange and fresh at every turn, Dante's narrative evokes the mountain landscape in terms of intense physical sensation, right up to the summit. There, before rising to heaven, he enters the Earthly Paradise, where he is movingly reunited with his lost love, Beatrice. This gloriously vivid portrayal of the search for redemption transformed the traditional conception of Purgatory and affirmed the dignity of human will and compassion. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Divine Comedy Book

Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Date : 2018-10-26
  • Category : Religion
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN : 9788026895275

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Divine Comedy is one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view. The narrative describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise or Heaven, while allegorically the poem represents the soul's journey towards God. Contents: Divine Comedy Inferno Purgatorio Paradiso Six Sonnets on Dante's Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy  Volume 1  Hell Book

The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Date : 2017-03-27
  • Category :
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 1544929161

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The Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Date : 1955-08-30
  • Category : Poetry
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0140440461

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The second volume of Dante's Divine Comedy Beginning with Dante's liberation from Hell, Purgatory relates his ascent, accompanied by Virgil, of the Mount of Purgatory - a mountain of nine levels, formed from rock forced upwards when God threw Satan into depths of the earth. As he travels through the first seven levels, Dante observes the sinners who are waiting for their release into Paradise, and through these encounters he is himself transformed into a stronger and better man. For it is only when he has learned from each of these levels that he can ascend to the gateway to Heaven: the Garden of Eden. The second part of one of the greatest epic poems, Purgatory is an enthralling Christian allegory of sin, redemption and ultimate enlightenment. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Dante s Purgatorio Book

Dante s Purgatorio


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Digireads.Com
  • Date : 2005
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 142092639X

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The "Divine Comedy" was entitled by Dante himself merely "Commedia," meaning a poetic composition in a style intermediate between the sustained nobility of tragedy, and the popular tone of elegy. The word had no dramatic implication at that time, though it did involve a happy ending. The poem is the narrative of a journey down through Hell, up the mountain of Purgatory, and through the revolving heavens into the presence of God. In this aspect it belongs to the two familiar medieval literary types of the Journey and the Vision. It is also an allegory, representing under the symbolism of the stages and experiences of the journey, the history of a human soul, painfully struggling from sin through purification to the Beatific Vision. Contained in this volume is the second part of the "Divine Comedy," the "Purgatorio" or "Purgatory," from the translation of Charles Eliot Norton.

The Divine Comedy Book

The Divine Comedy


  • Author : Dante Alighieri
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Date : 1961-12-31
  • Category : Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0199874204

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An invaluable source of pleasure to those English readers who wish to read this great medieval classic with true understanding, Sinclair's three-volume prose translation of Dante's Divine Comedy provides both the original Italian text and the Sinclair translation, arranged on facing pages, and commentaries, appearing after each canto, which serve as brilliant examples of genuine literary criticism. This volume contains the complete translation of Dante's Purgatorio.