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    21st, 1265. He was born into a family that was involved in the very complex Florentine government which later helped form the basis for The Divine Comedy. Sadly, Dante 's mother passed away only twelve years after his birth.The poet 's love life was just as complicated as his life at home. He was scheduled to marry Gemma Donati, which later became a predicament in his unhappy marriage. The couple were married somewhere around 1285. During the entirety of his marriage, Dante was in love with another women, Beatrice Portinari. The two lovebirds met at the age of nine, according to Dante it was love at first sight. Although, Dante 's love for Beatrice was “courtly” and “unrequited”, meaning that he only showed his love and admiration from a distance. In a tragic turn of events, Dante’s true love died suddenly and unexpectedly died in 1290. A short five years later Dante published one of his early works, Vita Nuova (The New Life) in which he expresses his everlasting love for Beatrice. Soon after her tragic death, Dantes drowned himself in knowledge in, “ the study of philosophy and the machinations of the Florentine political scene. Interrupting his political and social success, Dante was exiled from Florence for life by the Black Guelphs and the reigning political faction, Pope Boniface VIII. Because of this very harsh exile, Pope Boniface VIII and countless other political figures can be found in Inferno which is the most egregious chapter in The Divine Comedy. In fact, many…

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    born. At age 12 he was arranged to be married with a daughter of a family friend whose name was Gemma Donati. They married around 1285 but he was in love with Beatrice Portinari. Beatrice would be a huge influence on the Divine Comedy. Dante and Beatrice met when she was 9, it was thought to be love at first sight. They knew each other for years and he secretly loved her from afar. Unfortunately, she died in 1290. Around the time of her death he began to heavily study the philosophy of…

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    In the early thirteen hundreds, the poet Dante Alighieri completed his magnum opus, the Divine Comedy. This epic poem follows the Pilgrim, who is led by Virgil and Beatrice, through every aspect of the Christian afterlife according to Catholic tradition. The Pilgrim is Dante himself, who was chosen to bear witness the evils of hell and wonders of heaven and, by doing so, change the hearts of his readers. Additionally, the pilgrim was chosen because some secret sin, of which he need only to…

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    He has made it through the challenges of life and he is at the point of being able to learn about life with God and what is found in the realms of heaven. At the beginning Beatrice is able to look straight into the light and Dante tries it for a second. He is not totally prepared and looks away after a brief moment. They discuss the moon and the different cosmos. He is taught about the variations that exist and how there is correlation to the truth of many degrees of glory. The voyage has…

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    only the age of twelve. He was really in love with a woman named Beatrice Portinari. She had a huge influence on Dante’s Divine Comedy. He met her at the…

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    Rony Alexander Morales FDWLD 101 Section: December 9, 2017 One of the greatest unknowns that the human being has had over time is if there is life after earthly death, many people have tried to answer this question one of these people was Dante Alighieri the work has as its main axis, the search of Dante who is helped by Virgil, to find the inspiration of his poems, traveling 3 places to achieve his goal. The Divine Comedy recounts Dante's journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, guided…

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    Renaissance Essay I’m sure you believe that master splinter helped start the TMNT Would you believe that fleas off of rats backs helped spread the renaissance, and sparked an interest in advancement During the black plague nearly half of the population perished according to Spielvogel 2006 pg 366. People migrated from rural areas into populated cities, After the plague ended the people had to rebuild. The survivors looked to the past and used greek and roman ideas for inspiration. Then…

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    After rescuing her, she decides to aid them in their quest to return home, saying that the only way to get there is by speaking to a witch named Adelaide. In The Divine Comedy, a woman named Beatrice attempts to physically guide Dante towards salvation. However, Beatrice from Over the Garden Wall is sort of an inverted version of Beatrice from The Divine Comedy. While Dante’s Beatrice genuinely tried to guide him towards the ‘right path,’ Wirt and Greg’s Beatrice was guiding them towards their…

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    the sunlit mountain in Canto I. When reading Inferno, it is critical to consider every component of the poem as indicated by how it fits into Dante's bigger arrangement of imagery what it says in regards to the scene, story, and subjects of the work and about human life (Canto I). Maybe the most critical nearby employments of imagery in Inferno include the punishments of the sinners, which are constantly built to compare allegorically to the transgressions that they submitted in life. The…

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    In Dante’s Inferno, Dante Alighieri writes himself as a traveler who is traversing through the realm of the underworld with the Roman poet Vergil as his guide. In documenting his journey, Dante continually references and encounters both fictional characters and historic figures from the Greek, Roman and Catholic canon. In doing so, he brings the characters and figures back to life, allowing him to rewrite them in his own context and perspective. By reviving these characters and melding the…

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