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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.The Divine Comedy is composed of three canticas (or “cantiche”) — Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) — composed each of 33 cantos (or “canti”). The very first canto serves as an introduction to the poem and is generally not considered to be part of the first cantica, bringing the total number of cantos to 100.The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300.

The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.The Divine Comedy is composed of three canticas (or “cantiche”) — Inferno (Hell), Purgatorio (Purgatory), and Paradiso (Paradise) — composed each of 33 cantos (or “canti”). The very first canto serves as an introduction to the poem and is generally not considered to be part of the first cantica, bringing the total number of cantos to 100.The poet tells in the first person his travel through the three realms of the dead, lasting during the Easter Triduum in the spring of 1300.

Episodes: 19

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01 Inferno: Canto I – Canto V

Duration: 43 min

02 Inferno: Canto VI – Canto X

Duration: 37 min

03 Inferno: Canto XI – Canto XV

Duration: 47 min

04 Inferno: Canto XVI – Canto XX

Duration: 31 min

05 Inferno: Canto XXI – Canto XXV

Duration: 35 min

06 Inferno: Canto XXVI – Canto XXX

Duration: 37 min

07 Inferno: Canto XXXI – Canto XXXIV

Duration: 36 min

08 Purgatory: Canto I – Canto V

Duration: 43 min

09 Purgatory: Canto VI – Canto XI

Duration: 37 min

10 Purgatory: Canto XII – Canto XVI

Duration: 33 min

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