I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

David with head of Goliath by Gustave Dore

David with head of Goliath by Gustave Dore

SATAN SPEAKS WITH SIN AND DEATH: PARADISE LOST - GUSTAVE DORE

SATAN SPEAKS WITH SIN AND DEATH: PARADISE LOST - GUSTAVE DORE

Gustave Dore - Dante My distant relative is Gustave Dore, he illustrated many pictures in books including the bible and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe ~Michele Dore-Cannon

c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

Gustave Dore - Dante My distant relative is Gustave Dore, he illustrated many pictures in books including the bible and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe ~Michele Dore-Cannon

"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" Divine Comedy, Inferno by Gustave Doré (1832-1883)

"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" Divine Comedy, Inferno by Gustave Doré (1832-1883)

The Ice was All Around - from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Gustave Dore (Jonnard, engraver)

The Ice was All Around - from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Gustave Dore (Jonnard, engraver)

Gustav Dore | The Fourth Horseman: Death.

Gustav Dore | The Fourth Horseman: Death.

The Gnarled Monster by Gustave Dore, 1870

The Gnarled Monster by Gustave Dore, 1870

Gustave Doré (1832-1883), ‘Der bürfel fiel’ (The Dice Fell), from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1877

Gustave Doré (1832-1883), ‘Der bürfel fiel’ (The Dice Fell), from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1877

Andromeda (Andromède) - GUSTAVE DORE

Andromeda (Andromède) - GUSTAVE DORE

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