The Nine Circles of Heaven

The Nine Circles of Heaven - The Nine Circles of Heaven But...

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But enough of this murky sublunary world where the air thick and dirty. Lets have a space odessy to the translunary world where the ether is clear and pure, to the celestial and the super-celestial spheres, the nine circles of heaven. Slide 10-15: DI PAOLO: Dante leaving the Earth Pope-Hennessy, John. Paradiso. The Illuminations of Dante's Divine Comedy by Giovanni di Paolo. NY: Random, 1993. p. 74 On our trip lets follow in the footsteps of Dante and Beatrice, in his Paradiso, shown here leaving the earth for the moon. Dante's Paradiso Paradiso is one book of the Divine Comedy written by the poet Dante Alighieri (1265- 1321). It was started about 1307 was completed shortly before his death. It is an allegorical narrative of the poet's imaginary journey through hell and purgatory, guided by Virgil, who is, to Dante, the symbol of reason. Slide 10-13: DELACROIX: Dante and Virgil Clark, Kenneth, The Romantic Rebellion. NY. Harper, 1972. p. 202
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