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Dante Alighieri Here you will find the biographical pages for our poet. Historical timelines, information on Dante's career and family, snippets from his most famous works, and, of course, useful websites will help you brush up on your knowledge of the "supreme poet."
Paradise Lost by John Milton Ready for the next big thing in Underworldly exploration? Take a look at our pages on John Milton's 17th-century epic conception of the place of eternal torment.