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Introducing Dante!

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Dante's PARADISE, Canto 1: DANTE RISES

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DANTE RISES

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Soul is purified

Dante’s soul: lighter than air

Dante starts to rise

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NOTE: Now that Dante’s soul is purified, it is lighter than air and so he starts to rise from the Forest of Eden on his way to Paradise. 66 more words

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Dante's PARADISE, Canto 1: Invocation

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INVOCATION

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Apollo, help me now

Before, I asked the Nine Muses

Now I need more help

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NOTE: Dante the Poet needs help to write the… 54 more words

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Dante's PARADISE, Canto 1: powerless memory

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POWERLESS MEMOEY

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Experience God

Memory is powerless

You can’t remember

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NOTE: Dante the Poet has traveled throughout the Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise, but his memory of the experience of God is vague. 37 more words

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Dante's PARADISE, Canto 1: God's Glory

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GOD’S GLORY

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You see God’s glory

More clearly or less clearly

Based on your merit

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NOTE: God’s glory can be seen throughout the universe, which God created, but you see that glory more or less clearly according to your merit.

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Dante's PURGATORY, Canto 33: ready to rise

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READY TO RISE

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Drinks from the Eunoë

Ready to rise to the stars

Now read Paradise

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NOTE: Dante’s Purgatoryends with Dante the Pilgrim drinking from the Eunoë, which revives the memory of all the good deeds he has done. 25 more words

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