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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 8: BEATRICE’S BEAUTY

https://pixabay.com/en/solar-system-sun-mercury-venus-439046/ *** BEATRICE’S BEAUTY *** She’s more beautiful The closer she gets to God And to Paradise *** NOTE: Dante knows that Beatrice and he have traveled to Venus from Mercury because Beatrice is more beautiful. In Dante’s medieval cosmology, … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 8: VENUS

https://pixabay.com/en/painting-la-nascita-di-venere-63186/ *** VENUS *** The planet of love Heredity is the theme Parents and children *** NOTE: Who do good parents sometimes produce bad children? Why do bad parents sometimes produce good children? According to Charles Martel, a friend whom … Continue reading

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