The Divine Comedy, written in the early fourteenth century by Dante Alighieri, continues to be essential reading for lovers of literature.
Dante's The Inferno is the first part of his masterpiece, The Divine Comedy. In this epic poem, Dante is led by the poet Virgil into the nine circles of Helllimbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud, and treacheryculminating in a meeting with Satan himself. Along the way, he meets a number of interesting figures.
This edition uses the classic translation by the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).
Complete and unabridged, this elegantly designed, clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by John Lotherington.
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About the Author
John Lotherington has written widely on Renaissance literature and history, including co-authored surveys of sixteenth-century Europe, Years of Renewal, and sixteenth-century England, The Tudor Years. He is at present a Program Director at the Salzburg Global Seminar.