Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 8: THREE STARS

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THREE STARS

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Dante sees three stars

— Theological virtues —

Faith, hope, charity

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NOTE: When Dante and Virgil first arrived at the Mountain of Purgatory, they saw four stars that represent the four cardinal virtues: Prudence, Temperance, Justice, and Fortitude. Time has passed, and those four stars are now out of sight. But now they see three new stars that represent the three theological virtues: Faith, Hope, and Charity.

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