Dante’s Hell from the Divine Comedy  (Source: ihasdeadfriends)

Hell is a deep funnel-like structure that reaches into the Earth's core. It is composed of nine levels. Lucifer fell from heaven and is stuck in the lowest level, immersed in the underground lake Cocytus

Dante Alighieri

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Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of Dante, tempera on canvas, x cm, Private Collection. Source Dante Alighieri was a Florentine poet of the Middle Ages/very early Renaissance.

This @CourseHero infographic on Inferno is both visually stunning and informative!

Dante Alighieri's Inferno Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the , themes, and Dante Alighieri.

City Walk: Dante's Florence Walking Tour, Florence, Italy

City Walk: Dante's Florence Walking Tour, Florence, Italy

Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), Allegorical Portrait of Dante, 1532-1533. Oil on canvas, 51 x 53 in. (130 x 136 cm) Private collection, Florence.

Agnolo Bronzino Allegorical Portrait of Dante, Oil on canvas, 51 x 53 in. x 136 cm) Private collection, Florence.

Salvador Dalí's illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy are absolutely beautiful

Salvador Dalí's illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy are absolutely beautiful

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. Dante Alighieri

"The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis." - Dante Alighieri Don't stay neutral because that won't hep anything. Get an opinion and get out there

041 - Michelangelo Cactani, La Materia della Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, via Flickr.

041 - Michelangelo Cactani, La Materia della Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, via Flickr.

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) painted by Giotto (1266/7-1337)  in the chapel of the Bargello palace in Florence. This oldest portrait of Dante was painted during his lifetime before his exile from his native city.

Dante Alighieri and The Divine Comedy

Fresco in Bargello chapel attributed to Giotto ( oldest portrait known, notice no big nose)

Death Mask of Dante Alighieri - “Death masks were a very common practice in the 1500s. It’s essentially just a plaster cast of someone’s face, taken a few moments after that person dies” - chapter 37

Death Mask of Dante Alighieri - “Death masks were a very common practice in the It’s essentially just a plaster cast of someone’s face, taken a few moments after that person dies” - chapter 37

Sir Joseph Noel Paton (Scottish, 1821-1900), "Dante Meditating the Episode of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta" by sofi01, via Flickr

Dante Meditating the Episode of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta ~ Sir Joseph Noel Paton (Scottish

Dante’s Inferno: a helpful diagram to eternal damnation

Dante’s Inferno: a helpful diagram to eternal damnation

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