by Dante Alighieri
Inferno Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Massive Allegory
Let’s face it, you can’t really discuss Hell and all its inhabitants without illuminating something about the society that produces such evildoers. So Dante’s personal crisis and...
The Three Beasts
The leopard, lion, and she-wolf that menace Dante in his quest to get to the sunlight all represent different types of sin. Traditional interpretations have parsed the leopard as a symbol of fraudu...