Dante: Inferno to Paradise

Through the Gates of Hell

Dante with Virgil as his guide begin their descent into Inferno, through the Gates of Hell. We hear one of the lines best known from the Divine Comedy: "Abandon All Hope, You Who Enter Here."

Through the Gates of Hell

2m 49s

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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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