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The Divine Comedy Volume 2 Purgatory [Purgatorio]

By Alighieri, Dante

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Title: The Divine Comedy Volume 2 Purgatory [Purgatorio]  
Author: Alighieri, Dante
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Excerpt: The Divine Comedy, Volume Two, Purgatory [Purgatorio] by Dante Aligheri, trans Charles Eliot Norton.

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Contents PURGATORY................................................................... 6 CANTO I. Invocation to the Muses.?Dawn of Easter on the shore of Purgatory.?The Four Stars.?Cato.?The cleansing of Dante from the stains of Hell. ............................................................................................................ 6 CANTO II. Sunrise.?The Poets on the shore.?Coming of a boat, guided by an angel, bearing souls to Purgatory.? Their landing.?Casella and his song.?Cato hurries the souls to the mountain. ................................. 10 CANTO III. Ante-Purgatory.?Souls of those who have died in contumacy of the Church.? Manfred. ............. 13 CANTO IV. Ante-Purgatory.?Ascent to a shelf of the mountain.?The negligent, who postponed repentance to the last hour.?Belacqua. ..................................................................................................................................... 16 CANTO V. Ante-Purgatory.?Spirits who had delayed repentance, and met with death by violence, but died repentant.?Jacopo del Cassero.?Buonconte da Montefeltro?Via de? Tolomei. ............................................ 19 CANTO VI. Ante-Purgatory.?More spirits who had deferred repentance till they were overtaken by a violent death.?Efficacy of prayer.?Sordello.?Apostrophe to Italy. ............................................................................ 23 CANTO VII. Virgil makes himself known to Sordello.?Sordello leads the Poets to the Valley of the Princes who have been negligent of salvation.?He points them out by name. ....................................................................... 27 CANTO VIII. Valley of the Princes.?Two Guardian Angels.?Kino Visconti.?The Serpent.?Corrado Malaspina.............................................................................................................................................................. 30 CANTO IX. Slumber and Dream of Dante.?The Eagle.?Lucia.?The Gate of Purgatory.?The Angelic Gatekeeper.?Seven P?s inscribed on Dante?s Forehead.?Entrance to the First Ledge. ................................. 34 CANTO X. First Ledge: the Proud.?Examples of Humility sculptured on the Rock. ........................................... 39 CANTO XI. First Ledge: the Proud.?Prayer.?Omberto Aldobrandeschi.?Oderisi d? Agubbio.?Provinzan Salvani. .................................................................................................................................................................. 42

 

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