Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 20: BRIGHTEST AND WORTHIEST

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Engraver: Auguste Doré

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BRIGHTEST AND WORTHIEST

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Brightest and worthiest

Six souls make the Eagle’s eye

Includes two Pagans

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NOTE: The six souls that make up the Eagle’s eye are the brightest and worthiest of those who championed justice on Earth. They are two Jews, two Christians, and two Pagans. The Jews are King David and King Hezekiah of Judah. The Christians are the Emperor Constantine and King William II, the Good, of Naples and Sicily. The Pagans arethe Roman Emperor Trajan and Ripheus.

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https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/03/27/dantes-paradise-canto-20-retelling-two-pagans-in-paradise-ripheus-and-trajan/

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