Dante’s Purgatory: A Study on Part II of The Divine Comedy

Taught by Anthony Esolen, Ph.D.

We know what happens in Hell…but what about Purgatory?

Dante’s Inferno revealed some titillating details about the punishments inflicted on sinners – but in a way, we already knew what happens to people in Hell. What we don’t know is what happens to people who end up in Purgatory. In this second part of The Divine Comedy, Dante probes the mysteries of that strange and often misunderstood place between earth and Heaven.

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