Dante’s Inferno, Canto 9: open, flaming tombs

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Engraver: Gustave Doré

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Open, flaming tombs

Heretics’ homes forever

Thought they were mortal

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NOTE: One heresy is not believing in immortality after death. These heretics believed that they would be in a tomb for eternity after death, and they will be in a tomb for eternity.

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https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/dantes-inferno-canto-9-retelling/

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