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"Wherefore doth fasten yet thy sight below amongst the maim'd and miserable shades?"', c1890. Creator: Gustave Doré.

"Wherefore doth fasten yet thy sight below amongst the maim'd and miserable shades?"', c1890.  Creator: Gustave Doré.

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'But Virgil roused me: "What yet gazest on? Wherefore doth fasten yet thy sight below amongst the maim'd and miserable shades?"', c1890. Dante and the Roman poet Virgil among the mutilated sinners. Illustration from "The Vision of Hell" (Inferno), the first part of "The Divine Comedy" (La divina commedia) by Dante Alighieri. This long, narrative poem, written in Italian c1308-1321, tracing Dante's imaginary journey from Hell, through Purgatory and finally to Heaven and a beatific vision of God, has been published numerous times. This edition, published late 19th century, is illustrated by Gustave Dore. [Cassell Petter & Galpin, c1890]


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  1. 0580057751
  1. 2-709-550
  1. 2709550
  1. 2G

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Creator
  1. Gustave Doré, attributed to: French: Artist, printmaker, painter, sculptor
Subject
  1. Virgil: Roman: Poet, author
  2. Dante Alighieri: Italian: Author, poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, political thinker
People Related
  1. Dante Alighieri: Italian: Author, poet, prose writer, literary theorist, moral philosopher, political thinker
  2. Cassell, Petter and Galpin: British: Publisher, publishers
Medium
  1. Engraving

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