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Inferno Characters from LitCharts

dantes inferno character list

While Dante makes quick reference to many of his contemporaries, a number of historical figures stand out. In addition, there are numerous hidden passages where Biblical relics can be found and equipped to improve Dante's abilities. Archived from on May 11, 2011. Epicurean philosophy had been popular in Florence, especially among the Ghibellines, such as Farinata. Bocca is rebellious and doesn't tell Dante who he is even when Dante cruelly tears out his hair. Napoleone was a Ghibelline and Alessandro was Guelph; they murdered each other between 1282 and 1286. The panders and seducers are whipped by demons.

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Notes on Characters from The Inferno

dantes inferno character list

Controversy During E3 2009 nearly 20 people appeared outside of the Los Angeles Convention Center supposedly protesting Dante's Inferno. Sixth Circle Heresy Heretics and atheists lie in tombs in this level. What we won't look at is the freaking awesome 1997 volcano-disaster movie. This was indeed common practice in the Church, which was by no means free of the patronage systems which dominated the rest of political networking. Speaking of Alexander, one of his mistresses, Thais, can be found drowning in feces in the Eighth circle. Chiron was a somewhat different centaur, the tutor of Achilles, a wise and cultivated being: thus he is the one Virgil wants to talk to. V Vanni Fucci - Another character based on a real life person known to Dante.

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Inferno Characters

dantes inferno character list

He is contacted by Elizabeth Sinskey to help her translate the Map of Hell. A number of mythical figures are also found. F Farinata - In real life Farinata was a political leader in Florence, and a leader of the Ghibelline party, whom Dante opposed. He built a labyrinth, in which he kept the half beast, half man Minotaur. Camilla died defending her homeland, Latium.

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Dante in Inferno

dantes inferno character list

Lucifer gleefully reveals that, now free, he will rise from Hell, overthrow and seize Heaven, eliminating all that is good from the universe forever. Storms Of Lust 1:59 12. Puccio Sciancato was from a noble Ghibelline family in Galigai. Judas Iscariot was the apostle who betrayed Christ. Francesco d'Accorso was a lawyer at Bologna and Oxford. Upon reaching the other side, however, the platform is in fact the top of the head of the gigantic fiery demon who attacks Dante. Whether or not these complications really make a difference may be a moot point.

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SparkNotes: Inferno: Character List

dantes inferno character list

Sienna Brooks The doctor who treated Robert Langdon's injuries when he was sent to the hospital. She represents all the Christian virtues, and Dante's struggle to reach her mirrors his struggle to reach God. The usurers are punished by having to sit on flaming sand with flakes of fire falling on them. Roland was too proud to blow his horn for help, so the rear guard was massacred. Dante makes it clear that he thinks Pier was innocent of the charges raised against him, although his suicide damns him. Beatrice reminds him that he slaughtered the Saracen prisoners out of anger and that Francesco died taking the blame for it.

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Dante's Inferno: Summary & Characters

dantes inferno character list

Like Dante and Virgil, Beatrice corresponds to a historical personage. Sinskey agreed that it was best not to undo Zobrist's plague and hires Sienna as a consultant regarding the plague. These range from the greatest minds of the Greeks and Romans to the most virtuous enemy of Christendom, Saladin, the Muslim conqueror of Jerusalem. Thais was a harlot who had said that she was very grateful to her lover. First of all, in Limbo, a number of 'virtuous pagans' can be found. Archived from on February 7, 2010.

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The Characters in Dante's Inferno

dantes inferno character list

When Charlemagne was returning to France after wars with the infidels in Spain, Ganelon betrayed the rear guard of the army, led by Roland. Achilles fought heroically in theTrojan War, but unpatriotically stopped when he found he couldn't have the female captive he wanted. Mohammed was often thought to be an apostate Christian, which explains his classification among sowers of schism: according to Dante he did not start a new religion, but merely divided an old one. Francesca da Rimini was married around 1275 to Gianciotto Malatesta of Rimini for political reasons. Beatrice is not present in most of the Inferno, but she is Dante's personal guide through Purgatory and Heaven. Vayentha was killed after Sienna pushed her off the platform above the Hall of Five Hundred because Sienna thought she was going to kill Langdon. As the ripped tapestry disintegrates to a that slithers away, Lucifer's haunting laugh echoes for the final time, implying that the snake is his manifestation and that Lucifer awaits his revenge.


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Teaching Dante's Inferno

dantes inferno character list

Apparently Cianfa is the snake who combines with Agnello. Archived from on April 27, 2011. After overcoming the puzzles of the fallen God of Wealth , Dante defeats Alighiero and absolves him. After getting rejected by Elizabeth Sinskey, Zobrist decided to keep his work in private. They are buried half of their face in and when they cry their tears freeze their eyes and shut them together.

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