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Dr. Mahfood Dante Videos Index

Dr. Sebastian Mahfood has kindly shared these Dante videos with us: he has made a short video reflection on each canto of Dante’s Inferno. We hope you find these helpful in your studies. If you are interested in Purgatorio and … Continue reading

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Cantos 32 to 34 Dante videos Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 32-34, which cover Circle 9 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video explanations contain vintage illustrations that may be disturbing, … Continue reading

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Cantos 18 to 31 Dante videos Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 18 – 31, which cover Circle 8 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video explanations contain vintage illustrations that may … Continue reading

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Cantos 12 to 17 Dante videos Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 12 – 17, which cover Circle 7 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. (See the end of Canto 11 for the entrance into Circle 7.) Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex … Continue reading

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Cantos 4 to 11 Dante Videos Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood reflects on cantos 4 – 11, which go through Circles 1-6 of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video explanations contain vintage illustrations that … Continue reading

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Cantos 1 to 3 Dante Videos Mahfood

Dr. Mahfood shares his insights on the first three cantos (the Dark Wood and Gate of Hell) in Dante’s Inferno. Please be aware that this is a challenging work with complex and mature themes. These optional video explanations contain vintage … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: The 1911 Silent Movie

When the movie industry was young, moviemakers turned to literary classics to find stories to tell. Even as a silent film, Dante’s Inferno offered plenty of drama to thrill moviegoers, so it was one of the earliest stories filmed. Dante’s Inferno … Continue reading

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Art for Divine Comedy by Dante

Gustave Doré did a series of famous illustrations for Dante’s Divine Comedy; you may view a few of them below. Click on an image to see it in a larger size.        

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Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XXXII – XXXIV by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff Circle 9, The Frozen Pit Treacherous Fraud [To be expanded] Dante arrives at the bottom of the Inferno, and the first book of the … Continue reading

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Inferno Cantos 18 to 31 Questions/Analysis by Stacy Esch

Inferno: Final Destinations Cantos XVIII – XXI by Stacy Esch, with illustrations selected by EIL staff The Eighth Circle, Malebolge Sins of Fraud Malebolge, Dante’s name for the Eighth Circle, furthers our understanding of the circular, funnel-shaped landscape; it’s graded … Continue reading

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