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DANTE: Divine Comedy (The) - 1.  Inferno (Unabridged)


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DANTE: Divine Comedy (The) - 1. Inferno (Unabridged)

‘Abandon all hope you who enter here’ (Lasciate ogne speranza voi ch’intrate). Dante’s Hell is one of the most remarkable visions in Western literature. An allegory for his and future ages, it is, at the same time, an account of terrifying realism. Passing under a lintel emblazoned with these frightening words, the poet is led down into the depths by Virgil and shown those doomed to suffer eternal torment for vices exhibited and sins committed on earth. Inferno is the first part of the long journey which continues through redemption to revelation—through Purgatory and Paradise—and, in this translation prepared especially for Audiobook, his images are as vivid as when the poem was first written in the early years of the fourteenth century.

Disc 1

  The Divine Comedy: Inferno
1.   Canto I 00:07:43
2.   Canto II 00:07:27
3.   Canto III 00:07:45
4.   Canto IV 00:08:02
5.   Canto V 00:08:16
6.   Canto VI 00:06:55
7.   Canto VII 00:07:44
8.   Canto VIII 00:07:28
9.   Canto IX 00:07:34

Disc 2

  The Divine Comedy: Inferno
1.   Canto X 00:07:29
2.   Canto XI 00:05:51
3.   Canto XII 00:07:03
4.   Canto XIII 00:07:21
5.   Canto XIV 00:07:50
6.   Canto XV 00:05:58
7.   Canto XVI 00:07:39
8.   Canto XVII 00:06:30
9.   Canto XVIII 00:07:36

Disc 3

  The Divine Comedy: Inferno
1.   Canto XIX 00:06:35
2.   Canto XX 00:06:29
3.   Canto XXI 00:06:18
4.   Canto XXII 00:07:11
5.   Canto XXIII 00:08:00
6.   Canto XXIV 00:07:45
7.   Canto XXV 00:07:17
8.   Canto XXVI 00:07:36

Disc 4

  The Divine Comedy: Inferno
1.   Canto XXVII 00:06:21
2.   Canto XXVIII 00:07:43
3.   Canto XXIX 00:07:10
4.   Canto XXX 00:07:57
5.   Canto XXXI 00:07:55
6.   Canto XXXII 00:06:35
7.   Canto XXXIII 00:08:34
8.   Canto XXXIV 00:08:30

Total Playing Time: 04:10:07

Alighieri, Dante

Williams, Heathcote

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Poetry

Period: Medieval

Catalogue No: NA431712

Barcode: 9626343176

Boxset: NAX31512

Physical Release: 01/2005

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