Circles of Hell by Dante AlighieriI truly thought Id never make it back.
Ten of the most memorable and most terrifying cantos from Dantes Inferno.
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Dante Alighieri (1265-1321).
Dantes works available in Penguin Classics are Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso, The Divine Comedy and Vita Nuova.
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It is followed by Purgatorio and Paradiso. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is the "realm The poet finds himself lost in a dark wood selva oscura  , astray from the "straight way" diritta via ,  also translatable as "right way" of salvation.
At the beginning of the story, a woman, Beatrice, calls for an angel to bring Virgil to guide Dante in his journey so that no harm will befall him. After making their way through all nine circles of Hell, Dante and Virgil reach the center of Hell. Here they meet Satan, who is described as a three-headed beast. Each mouth is busy eating a specific person: the left mouth is eating Brutus, the right is eating Cassius, and the center mouth is eating Judas Iscariot. Brutus and Cassius betrayed and caused the murder of Julius Caesar, while Judas did the same to Christ. Share Flipboard Email. Adam Burgess, Ph.