Dante: Inferno to Paradise

Dante Knows

Discover Dante's motivation for writing, the power of The Divine Comedy, and the meaning of the character who travels through Inferno to Purgatory to Paradise.

Dante Knows

2m 42s

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    Part Two: Resurrection

    S1 E2 - 1h 53m

    Explore Dante’s experience in exile, and his completion of the last two parts of the "Comedy," shortly before his death in Ravennain 1321. Interweaving soaring scenes drawn from Purgatory and Paradise, the film goes on to explore the afterlife and literary and cultural fate of Dante’s masterpiece from the time of his death down to today.

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    Part One: The Inferno

    S1 E1 - 1h 54m

    Explore the historical background of medieval Florence from 1216 to Dante's birth in 1265, dramatic details of Dante’s childhood, education and early literary and political career, culminating in his exile in 1302, and his decision to begin The Divine Comedy in 1306.

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