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c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

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"You are immortal in a physical vessel which you decide is mortal. Your physical vessel does not need to die, but you have come to accept that it will, so it does." | Celestial Rose; Gustave Dore's illustration of heaven from Dante's Divine Comedy

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Gustave Dore: Heavenly host - Upon reaching the Ninth Heaven, the Primum Mobile, Dante and his guide Beatrice look upon the sparkling circles of the heavenly host.

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A heliocentric Universe was impossible for the Church to adopt. In the end, medieval cosmology centers on the balance of angelic sphere and the earthy realm. One such cosmology is found in Dante's `The Divine Comedy'

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Salvador Dalí, Gustave Doré, Alberto Martini, Sandro Botticelli, the earlier and less-recognized Priamo della Quercia and Giovanni di Paolo — all of these artists have tried their hand at illustrating Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.

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Wow. 1457 times! houghtonlib: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Comincia la prima parte della cantica onero co[m]media chiamata i[n]ferno del ch...

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