Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 3: BREAKING OF RELIGIOUS VOWS

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BREAKING OF RELIGIOUS VOWS

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The Empress Constance

Also broke a religious vow

Just like Piccarda

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NOTE: Both the Empress Constance and Piccarda Donati took vows to become nuns, but both were forced to marry by male relatives who sought political alliances and advancement.

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https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/dantes-paradise-canto-3-retelling-piccarda-and-the-empress-constance-unfulfilment-of-religious-vows/

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