Dante’s Purgatorio

The Divine Comedy: Purgatory The Divine Comedy: Purgatory by Dante Alighieri
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The translation into rhyming verse is no doubt a daunting task. It does make the poetry more esoteric, and most likely more difficult to read and comprehend. Dorothy Sayer’s commentary, however, is gold. The book is worth reading simply for her commentary on Dante.

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Dante’s Purgatorio was originally published on Grace Presbyterian Church

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