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The Divine Comedy

(Longfellow Translation)

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Author: Dante Alighieri
Published: 1321
Language: English
Wordcount: 114,864 / 349 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.6
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 9,262 2006
Genre: Poetry

Translated by H.W. Longfellow

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nt to Cocytus.
XXXII. The Ninth Circle: Traitors. The Frozen Lake of Cocytus.

First Division, Caina: Traitors to their Kindred.
Camicion de' Pazzi. Second Division, Antenora:
Traitors to their Country. Dante questions
Bocca degli Abati. Buoso da Duera.
XXXIII. Count Ugolino and the Archbishop Ruggieri. The Death

of Count Ugolino's Sons. Third Division of the Ninth Circle, Ptolomaea: Traitors to their Friends. Friar Alberigo, Branco d' Oria.
XXXIV. Fourth Division of the Ninth Circle, the Judecca:

Traitors to their Lords and Benefactors. Lucifer,
Judas Iscariot, Brutus, and Cassius. The Chasm of Lethe. The Ascent.


I. The Shores of Purgatory. The Four Stars. Cato of Utica.

The Rush.
II. The Celestial Pilot. Casella. The Departure.
III. Discourse on the Limits of Reason. The Foot of the Mountain.

Those who died in



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