Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 18: RULERS OF EARTH, LOVE JUSTICE

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RULERS OF EARTH, LOVE JUSTICE

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Souls on Jupiter

— “Rulers of Earth, love justice” —

This is their advice

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NOTE: The souls on Jupiter are lovers of justice. They agree with the first verse of the apocryphal book Wisdom of Solomon: “Love righteousness, ye that be judges of the earth: think of the Lord with a good (heart,) and in simplicity of heart seek him” (Saint James Version). The souls on Jupiter spell out this Latin message: “DILIGITE IUSTITIAM QUI IUDICATIS TERRAM.” Mark Musa translates the message in this way: “LOVE JUSTICE, YOU WHO RULE THE EARTH.”

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