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Learn about the characters in Dante Alighieri's epic poem Inferno with Course Hero's video study guide.
|Dante||Dante is the protagonist and narrator of his epic poem. Read More|
|Virgil||A Roman poet and author of The Aeneid, Virgil acts as Dante's guide and teacher through Hell. Read More|
|Beatrice||Beatrice is Dante's unrequited love, who now resides in Paradise and sends Virgil to help Dante find his way back to the true path.|
|Bertran de Born||This man gave bad advice to a father and son, causing a rift between the two.|
|Brunetto Latini||This Florentine politician and poet was Dante's teacher and is punished for sodomy in the seventh circle. He and Dante have great affection and regard for one another.|
|Brutus||This betrayer of Julius Caesar is punished in the ninth circle.|
|Cassius||This betrayer of Julius Caesar is punished in the ninth circle.|
|Cavalcante de' Cavalcanti||This Florentine, the father of Dante's friend Guido, is punished in the sixth circle.|
|Ciacco||This Florentine, a glutton, is punished in the third circle.|
|Count Ugolino||This traitor is punished in the ninth circle.|
|Farinata degli Uberti||This representative of a rival family of Dante's family is punished in the sixth circle.|
|Filippo Argenti||This Florentine politician, whose family confiscated Dante's possessions after his exile, is punished in the fifth circle.|
|Francesca da Rimini||Francesca is an adulterer who is punished in the second circle.|
|Judas||This betrayer of Jesus is punished in the ninth circle.|
|Lucifer||Lucifer is also known as Satan or the Devil.|
|Paolo da Rimini||Paolo is an adulterer who is punished in the second circle.|
|Pier delle Vigna||This assistant to Frederick II committed suicide and is punished in the seventh circle.|
|Venedico Caccianemico||This Bolognese man was said to have given his sister to the Marquis of Este, so he is punished in the eighth circle for pandering.|