Dante (Oliphant)

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Foreign Classics for English Readers


EDITED BY

MRS OLIPHANT

DANTE

BY

MRS OLIPHANT

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS

EDINBURGH AND LONDON

MDCCCLXXVII

CONTENTS.


CHAP. PAGE
INTRODUCTION, 1
I. LIFE OF DANTE, 7
II. THE 'VITA NUOVA,' 18
III. THE 'DIVINE COMEDY:' THE "INFERNO," 51
THE INTRODUCTION INTO HADES.

LIMBO AND THE UPPER HELL.
THE CITY OF DIS.
MALEBOLGE.
THE LOWEST HELL.

IV. THE 'DIVINE COMEDY:' "PURGATORY," 111
THE FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN.

THE REALM OF PENANCE.
THE EARTHLY PARADISE.

V. THE 'DIVINE COMEDY:' "PARADISE," 157
THE LOWER HEAVENS.

THE FIXED STARS.
THE HIGHEST HEAVEN.

VI. THE PROSE WORKS, 194

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.