Daily Archives: September 19, 2018

Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: DO UNFALLEN ANGELS NEED MEMORIES?

https://pixabay.com/en/copy-space-design-space-diary-3399521/ *** DO UNFALLEN ANGELS NEED MEMORIES? *** Angels gain knowledge — Angels need no memories — Directly from God *** NOTE: According to Beatrice, unfallen angels do not have memories because they have no need of memories. They get … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: LOYAL ANGELS

https://pixabay.com/en/library-books-education-literature-869061/ *** the light of glory a direct vision of God loyalty’s reward *** NOTE: God rewarded the loyal Angels with greater vision and greater intelligence. God gave them the light of glory so that the Angels have a direct … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: QUICK REBELLION

https://pixabay.com/en/revolution-protest-insurrection-30590/ *** QUICK REBELLION *** Before you can count — Some angels fell from Heaven — From one to twenty *** NOTE: Some of the angels rebelled against God very quickly — quicker than you could count to 20 after … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 29: WHEN WERE THE ANGELS CREATED?

https://pixabay.com/en/ascension-celestial-planet-heaven-1568162/ *** WHEN WERE THE ANGELS CREATED? *** At the same time as The Earth and Heavenly Spheres They were created *** NOTE: By creating the angels, God created reflections of Himself. When God created the angels, He also created … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 28: LAUGHED IN PARADISE

Source: Wiki Commons (Public Domain) *** Gregory the Great Got order of angels wrong Laughed in Paradise *** NOTE: Pope Saint Gregory the Great (590-604 CE) had a different way of listing the orders of angels than what Dante sees … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 28: THREES

https://pixabay.com/en/girls-buddy-three-dresses-beauty-1487823/ *** THREES *** angelic orders Beatrice names them in threes three trios of threes *** NOTE: When Beatrice names the orders of the angels, she does so in threes: The Seraphim, Cherubim, and Thrones The Dominations, Virtues, and Powers … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR: A Retelling in Prose — Act 1, Scene 2

 — 1.2 — In a public place in Rome were standing Julius Caesar, Calpurnia (Caesar’s wife), Brutus, Portia (Brutus’ wife), Mark Antony, Decius Brutus, Cicero, Caius Cassius, and Casca. A great crowd of people, among them a soothsayer (fortune teller), … Continue reading

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