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  1. Dante’s Inferno

  2. depression • In The Inferno, Dante’s sin is ____________. • In 1302, Dante was charged with corruption and was sentenced to ___________________. • This event led to ______________________. • Dante wrote the poem in Italy during the ___________. burn at the stake the writing of The Inferno Middle Ages

  3. the authority on the afterlife. • Dante considered the Bible to be __________ ____________ • Dante’s purpose behind writing The Inferno, was to ___________________________________ • Before Dante can take the ________ path, he must face Satan- __________. • The three sinners in the mouth of Satan are ______, _______, and Judas. convince people that they should live better. righteous absolute evil Brutus Cassius

  4. Limbo God devil • 1st Circle- _____ • The unbaptised, those who did not choose _____ or the ______. • 2nd Circle- _________. • Those that longed for or “lusted” after something or someone. • Example: Minos, Cleopatra, etc. • 3rd Circle- The Gluttonous • They ________ in excess, therefore they will lie in excess of _____ and ____. The Lustful consumed bloodrain

  5. push boulders back and forth; • Circle 4- The Greedy • Those who cared only for the material things in life. Hoarders and “wasters”. • Punishment: __________________________ ______________________________________ __________________________. • Circle 5- The Wrathful • Those who hold much anger and resentment. • Punishment: The Styx river hold those who openly expressed their anger, while those who kept their anger to themselves lie under the surface of the Styx. symbolizes the difference in each lifestyle and the abuse of material things by each

  6. Those who choose to follow their own ideas instead of those of the church. • Circle 6- Heretics • ______________________________________ _________________________ • Punishment: forever trapped in a burning grave. • Circle 7- The Violent • Three Separate Circles: • Outer Circle- violent against others • Punishment- ______________________. • Middle Circle- violent against yourself (suicide, etc.) • Punishment- _______________________________________. • Inner Circle- violent against God • Punishment- ______________________________. Immersed in a river of blood Turned into bushed and trees which Harpies feed off Forced to live in a desert of flaming sand

  7. Circle 8- Fraud • Hypocrites, magicians, fortune tellers, etc. • Each suffer a different punishment based on their “personality” i.e. a magician or fortune teller. • For example: hypocrites struggle to walk in lead-lined cloakes, and magicians stand in human excrement. • Circle 9- Treachery • For those who broke trust or treason. • Punishment: frozen eternally in ice; each person in hell is at varying levels based on the act they committed.