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Reminder: #VitanovaUK comes to Oxford, 2 February, 2-5pm

You’re very welcome to join us for the third afternoon of presentations and discussions of Dante’s Vita nova, hosted at the Taylor Institution by the University of Oxford on Friday, 2 February. 28 more words

Dante

Dante's INFERNO, Canto 33: TOLOMEA

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TOLOMEA

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Traitors against guests

Named after Captain Ptolemy

Murdered relatives

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NOTE: In the third ring of Circle 9 are punished those who were treacherous to guests. 37 more words

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Inferno

Inferno opens on the evening of Good Friday in the year 1300. Traveling through a dark wood, Dante Alighieri has lost his path and now wanders fearfully through the forest. 341 more words

Dante's INFERNO, Canto 32: Antenor

Artist: Jules Lefebvre

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ANTENOR

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Traitor against Troy

Opened city gates to Greeks

Who sacked the city

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NOTE: The traitors are punished eternally in Circle 9, the lowest circle in the INFERNO. 58 more words

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Dante's INFERNO, Canto 32: CAINA

Engraver: Auguste Doré

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Named after Cain

Traitors against family

Frozen up to neck

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NOTE: The traitors are punished eternally in Circle 9, the lowest circle in the INFERNO. 37 more words

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