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)

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)

Paradiso (Dante) - recreate this classic / a theatrical play from Beatrice's perspective: a romp of high excitement and a wonder, she is -- as Beatrice leads 'him' through Paradise (and to what objective?)

Paradiso (Dante) - recreate this classic / a theatrical play from Beatrice's perspective: a romp of high excitement and a wonder, she is -- as Beatrice leads 'him' through Paradise (and to what objective?)

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#Poetry Book -The Paradiso- Dante's Divine Comedy #3 Ciardi Translation #Medieval

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The Divine Comedy: Paradiso, Dante's Third Canticle by Sandow Birk

The Divine Comedy: Paradiso, Dante's Third Canticle by Sandow Birk

Gustave Doré (1832-1883), The Angels In The Planet Mercury, Illustration for La Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Paradiso, Canto V

Gustave Doré (1832-1883), The Angels In The Planet Mercury, Illustration for La Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Paradiso, Canto V

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.

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.

Photos by: @rictrimio  Gustav Dorè's illustrations for Dante's Paradiso 1861  #igpdore

Photos by: @rictrimio Gustav Dorè's illustrations for Dante's Paradiso 1861 #igpdore

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

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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