Dante Alighieri: The Divine Comedy

Dante – the eternal Pilgrim Inferno Inferno – canto 4 Inferno – canto 9 Inferno – canto 14 Inferno – canto 32 Inferno – canto 34 Purgatorio Purgatorio – canto 2 Purgatorio – canto 9 Purgatorio – canto 16 Purgatorio – canto 27 Purgatorio – canto 27 Purgatorio –...
Paradiso – canto 33

Paradiso – canto 33

33.52 because my sight, becoming pure, was able to penetrate the ray of Light more deeply— that Light, sublime, which in Itself is true….. 33.67 O Highest Light, You, raised so far above the minds of mortals, to my memory give back something of Your...
Paradiso – canto 32-33

Paradiso – canto 32-33

32.94 And the angelic love who had descended earlier, now spread his wings before her, singing “Ave Maria, gratïa plena.”…. 33.10 you are the noonday torch of charity, and there below, on earth, among the mortals, you are a living spring of hope. Lady, 33.13 you...
Paradiso – canto 28

Paradiso – canto 28

28.16 I saw a point that sent forth so acute a light, that anyone who faced the force with which it blazed would have to shut his eyes,…. 28.22 Around that point a ring of fire wheeled, a ring perhaps as far from that point as a halo from the star that colors it...
Paradiso – canto 8

Paradiso – canto 8

8.13 I did not notice my ascent to it, yet I was sure I was in Venus when I saw my lady grow more beautiful. 8.16 And just as, in a flame, a spark is seen, and as, in plainsong, voice in voice is heard— one holds the note, the other comes and goes— 8.19 I saw in that...