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Digital Dante Contest

Digital Dante Contest

Digital Dante Contest: 2014-2021 To celebrate the 700th anniversary of the publication of Dante’s Inferno in 2014, and the 700th anniversary of the publication of the Paradiso in 2021, Dr. Sebastian Mahfood is running...

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...

Cantos 32 to 34 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 32 to 34 Dante Videos with Professor 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...

Cantos 18 to 31 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 18 to 31 Dante Videos with Professor 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...

Cantos 12 to 17 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 12 to 17 Dante Videos with Professor 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...

Cantos 4 to 11 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 4 to 11 Dante Videos with Professor 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...

Cantos 1 to 3 Dante Videos with Professor Mahfood

Cantos 1 to 3 Dante Videos with Professor 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....

Dante’s Inferno: The 1911 Silent Movie

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...

Art for Divine Comedy by Dante

Gustave Doré did a series of famous illustrations for Dante’s Divine Comedy, which we study in World Literature, Module 4. Here are a few examples of these highly detailed etchings. Click on an image...

Inferno Cantos 32 to 34 Questions and Analysis by Stacy Esch

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,...