The Divine Comedy, Part 1: Hell (Penguin Classics)

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The Divine Comedy, Part 1: Hell (Penguin Classics)

The first volume of Dante's Divine Comedy

Guided by the poet Virgil, Dante plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend through the nine circles of the underworld and encounter the tormented souls of the damned - from heretics and pagans to gluttons, criminals and seducers - who tell of their sad fates and predict events still to come in Dante’s life. In this first part of his Divine Comedy, Dante fused satire and humour with intellect and soaring passion to create an immortal Christian allegory of mankind’s search for self-knowledge and spiritual enlightenment.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Specifications of The Divine Comedy, Part 1: Hell (Penguin Classics)

GENERAL
AuthorDante Alighieri
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionReprint
ISBN-100140440062
ISBN-139780140440065
PublisherPenguin Classics
Number Of Pages352
Publication Date1950-06-30
DIMENSIONS
Height7.8 inch.
Length5.1 inch.
Width0.64 inch.
Weight0.79 pounds.

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