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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 2: Purgatorio

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In the early 1300s, Dante Alighieri set out to write the three volumes which make the up The Divine Comedy. Purgatorio is the second volume in this set and opens with Dante the poet picturing Dante the pilgrim coming out of the pit of hell. Similar to the Inferno (34 cantos), this volume is divided into 33 cantos, written in tercets (groups of 3 lines). The English prose is arranged in tercets to facilitate easy correspondence to the verse form of the Italian on the facing page, enabling the reader to follow both ...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 2: Purgatorio
2004, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780195087451

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 2: Purgatorio
2003, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780195087413

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