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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 31: JESUS

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 18: WHAT WE CHOOSE IS WHAT WE LOVE

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 17: LOVE THE RIGHT THINGS

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 12: NIOBE

Niobe, in an agony of grief, which is in the marble tempered and idealized, tries to protect her youngest daughter from destruction. (Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence); Public Domain, via Wiki Commons *** NIOBE *** guilty of great pride seven … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 33 Retelling — Forest of Eden — Purgation Completed 

Chapter 33: Forest of Eden — Purgation Completed (Purgatory) The ladies sang words from Psalm 79, words that mourned the destruction of Jerusalem: “O God, the heathen are come into Your inheritance; Your holy temple have they defiled; they have … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 32 Retelling — Forest of Eden — Pageant of Church History

Chapter 32: Forest of Eden — Pageant of Church History (Purgatory) Dante stared at Beatrice. She had died in 1290, and he had 10 years of longing to look at her to satisfy. Sight was the only sense he used, … Continue reading

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Dante’s Purgatory: Canto 31 Retelling — Forest of Eden — Lethe

Chapter 31: Forest of Eden — Lethe (Purgatory) Beatrice spoke to Dante, “You there on the other side of the stream Lethe, speak. Isn’t what I have said true? You must confess that you have sinned.” Beatrice’s words had been … Continue reading

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