Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 27: THE BRONZE BULL

Bull

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THE BRONZE BULL

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The metal bull roars

A man roasts and screams inside

An evil sculpture

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NOTE: Phalaris was the cruel ruler of a city in ancient Sicily. He commissioned Perillus to make a hollow bronze bull in such a way that the screams of a victim roasted inside the bull would sound like the bellows of a bull. Perillus became the first victim of the bull; Phalaris was overthrown and also became a victim of the bull. Perillus had great abilities, but he misused them.

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