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David Bruce: Dante’s Inferno: The Law of Contrapasso”

“Dante’s Inferno: The Law of Contrapasso” By David Bruce Introduction Dante’s Inferno is noted for following the law of contrapasso or divine retribution. God created the Inferno to punish unrepentant, sinful souls, and He made each punishment appropriate for the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Outline of Dante INFERNO

Outline of the Inferno Cantos 1-2: Dark Wood of Error Virgil arrives at the request of three heavenly ladies to be Dante’s guide through the Inferno and up the Mountain of Purgatory. Canto 3: Vestibule of Hell Sinners who never … Continue reading

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