XVI. Dante's Noble Ancestry. Cacciaguida's Discourse of the Great Florentines.
XIX. Dante's Dream of the Siren. The Fifth Circle:
XXVI. St. John examines Dante on Charity. Dante's Sight. Adam.
XII. St. Buonaventura recounts the Life of St. Dominic. Lament over the State of the Franciscan Order. The Second Circle.
XXIV. The Radiant Wheel. St. Peter examines Dante on Faith.
XII. The Sculptures on the Pavement. Ascent to the Second Circle.
IV. Farther Ascent. Nature of the Mountain. The Negligent, who postponed Repentance till the last Hour. Belacqua.
IX. The Furies and Medusa. The Angel. The City of Dis. The Sixth Circle: Heresiarchs.
XVI. Guidoguerra, Aldobrandi, and Rusticucci. Cataract of the River of Blood.
The Divine Comedy (translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
XXXII. The Tree of Knowledge. Allegory of the Chariot.
I. The Ascent to the First Heaven. The Sphere of Fire.
XXVI. The Eighth Bolgia: Evil Counsellors. Ulysses and Diomed. Ulysses' Last Voyage.
VI. Justinian. The Roman Eagle. The Empire. Romeo.
XIV. Guido del Duca and Renier da Calboli. Cities of the Arno Valley. Denunciation of Stubbornness.
XXI. The Poet Statius. Praise of Virgil.
XXXII. St. Bernard points out the Saints in the White Rose.
XXVIII. The River Lethe. Matilda. The Nature of
VII. Beatrice's Discourse of the Crucifixion, the Incarnation, the Immortality of the Soul, and the Resurrection of the Body.
XXVII. The Wall of Fire and the Angel of God. Dante's Sleepupon the Stairway, and his Dream of Leah and Rachel. Arrival at the Terrestrial Paradise.
XVII. Geryon. The Violent against Art. Usurers. Descent into the Abyss of Malebolge.
XXXI. Reproaches of Beatrice and Confession of Dante. The Passage of Lethe. The Seven Virtues. The Griffon.
XIX. The Eagle discourses of Salvation, Faith, and Virtue. Condemnation of the vile Kings of A.D. 1150.
XXXII. The Ninth Circle: Traitors. The Frozen Lake of Cocytus. First Division, Caina: Traitors to their Kindred. Camicion de' Pazzi. Second Division, Antenora: Traitors to their Country. Dante questions Bocca degli Abati. Buoso da Duera.
XX. Hugh Capet. Corruption of the French Crown.
XXVII. St. Peter's reproof of bad Popes. The Ascent to the Ninth Heaven, the 'Primum Mobile.'
I. The Dark Forest. The Hill of Difficulty. The Panther, the Lion, and the Wolf. Virgil.
IX. Cunizza da Romano, Folco of Marseilles, and Rahab. Neglect of the Holy Land.
XXI. The Seventh Heaven, Saturn: The Contemplative. The Celestial Stairway. St. Peter Damiano. His Invectives against the Luxury of the Prelates.
XXXIII. Lament over the State of the Church. Final Reproaches of Beatrice. The River Eunoe.
VII. The Fourth Circle: The Avaricious and the Prodigal. Plutus. Fortune and her Wheel. The Fifth Circle: The Irascible and the Sullen. Styx.
XXIII. Forese. Reproof of immodest Florentine Women.
XX. The Eagle praises the Righteous Kings of old.
XXI. The Fifth Bolgia: Peculators. The Elder of Santa Zita. Malacoda and other Devils.
XXIX. Geri del Bello. The Tenth Bolgia: Alchemists. Griffolino d' Arezzo and Capocchino.
XXIII. Escape from the Malabranche. The Sixth Bolgia: Hypocrites. Catalano and Loderingo. Caiaphas.
XVI. Marco Lombardo. Lament over the State of the World.
XXIII. The Triumph of Christ. The Virgin Mary. The Apostles. Gabriel.
II. The First Heaven, the Moon: Spirits who, having takenSacred Vows, were forced to violate them. The Lunar Spots.
Benevolence of the Divine Will.
XIX. The Third Bolgia: Simoniacs. Pope Nicholas III. Dante's Reproof of corrupt Prelates.
XXXIII. Count Ugolino and the Archbishop Ruggieri. The Death of Count Ugolino's Sons. Third Division of the Ninth Circle, Ptolomaea: Traitors to their Friends. Friar Alberigo,
XXVIII. God and the Angelic Hierarchies.
XVIII. The Sixth Heaven, Jupiter: Righteous Kings and Rulers. The Celestial Eagle. Dante's Invectives against ecclesiastical Avarice.
XXXIV. Fourth Division of the Ninth Circle, the Judecca: Traitors to their Lords and Benefactors. Lucifer, Judas Iscariot, Brutus, and Cassius. The Chasm of Lethe. The Ascent.
The Avaricious and Prodigal. Pope Adrian V.
VI. The Third Circle: The Gluttonous. Cerberus. The Eternal Rain. Ciacco. Florence.
The Sculptures on the Wall.
XVIII. The Eighth Circle, Malebolge: The Fraudulent and the Malicious. The First Bolgia: Seducers and Panderers. Venedico Caccianimico. Jason. The Second Bolgia: Flatterers. Allessio Interminelli. Thais.
XXII. Statius' Denunciation of Avarice. The Sixth Circle: The Gluttonous. The Mystic Tree.
XXIX. The Triumph of the Church.
X. The Needle's Eye. The First Circle: The Proud.
II. The Descent. Dante's Protest and Virgil's Appeal. The Intercession of the Three Ladies Benedight.
XI. The Broken Rocks. Pope Anastasius. General Description of the Inferno and its Divisions.
XV. Cacciaguida. Florence in the Olden Time.
XXVIII. The Ninth Bolgia: Schismatics. Mahomet and Ali. Pier da Medicina, Curio, Mosca, and Bertrand de Born.
Buonconte di Monfeltro. La Pia.
V. Those who died by Violence, but repentant.
XVIII. Virgil further discourses of Love and Free Will. The Abbot of San Zeno.
XXIV. Buonagiunta da Lucca. Pope Martin IV, and others. Inquiry into the State of Poetry.
for the true Faith. The Celestial Cross.
XXXI. The Glory of Paradise. Departure of Beatrice. St. Bernard.
XI. The Humble Prayer. Omberto di Santafiore.
XIV. The Third Circle. Discourse on the Resurrection of the Flesh. The Fifth Heaven, Mars: Martyrs and Crusaders who died fighting
XXV. The Laurel Crown. St. James examines Dante on Hope. Dante's Blindness.
XX. The Fourth Bolgia: Soothsayers. Amphiaraus, Tiresias, Aruns, Manto, Eryphylus, Michael Scott, Guido Bonatti, and Asdente. Virgil reproaches Dante's Pity. Mantua's Foundation.
IX. Dante's Dream of the Eagle. The Gate of Purgatory and the Angel. Seven P's. The Keys.
XI. St. Thomas recounts the Life of St. Francis. Lament over the State of the Dominican Order.
V. Discourse of Beatrice on Vows and Compensations. Ascent to the Second Heaven, Mercury: Spirits who for the Love of Fame achieved great Deeds.
X. The Fourth Heaven, the Sun: Theologians and Fathers of the Church. The First Circle. St. Thomas of Aquinas.
III. Piccarda Donati and the Empress Constance.
XIII. The Second Circle: The Envious. Sapia of Siena.
XXII. St. Benedict. His Lamentation over the Corruption of Monks. The Eighth Heaven, the Fixed Stars.
the Terrestrial Paradise.
XXX. The Tenth Heaven, or Empyrean. The River of Light. The Two Courts of Heaven. The White Rose of Paradise. The great Throne.
XXII. Ciampolo, Friar Gomita, and Michael Zanche. The Malabranche quarrel.
XXVI. Sodomites. Guido Guinicelli and Arnaldo Daniello.
IV. Questionings of the Soul and of Broken Vows.
Prophecy of the Abduction of Pope Boniface VIII and the Sacrilege of Philip the Fair. The Earthquake.
VIII. Phlegyas. Philippo Argenti. The Gate of the City of Dis.
VII. The Valley of Flowers. Negligent Princes.
II. The Celestial Pilot. Casella. The Departure.
III. The Gate of Hell. The Inefficient or Indifferent. Pope Celestine V. The Shores of Acheron. Charon. The Earthquake and the Swoon.
XVII. Cacciaguida's Prophecy of Dante's Banishment.
VIII. Ascent to the Third Heaven, Venus: Lovers. Charles Martel. Discourse on diverse Natures.
XXV. Vanni Fucci's Punishment. Agnello Brunelleschi, Buoso degli Abati, Puccio Sciancato, Cianfa de' Donati, and Guercio Cavalcanti.
XXXI. The Giants, Nimrod, Ephialtes, and Antaeus. Descent to Cocytus.
XIII. Of the Wisdom of Solomon. St. Thomas reproaches Dante's Judgement.
XIV. The Sand Waste and the Rain of Fire. The Violent against God. Capaneus. The Statue of Time, and the Four Infernal Rivers.
XXV. Discourse of Statius on Generation. The Seventh Circle: The Wanton.
VI. Dante's Inquiry on Prayers for the Dead. Sordello. Italy.
Oderisi d' Agobbio. Provenzan Salvani.
VIII. The Guardian Angels and the Serpent. Nino di Gallura. The Three Stars. Currado Malaspina.
XXVII. Guido da Montefeltro. His deception by Pope Boniface VIII.
XV. The Third Circle: The Irascible. Dante's Visions. The Smoke.
XXXIII. Prayer to the Virgin. The Threefold Circle of the Trinity. Mystery of the Divine and Human Nature.
XIII. The Wood of Thorns. The Harpies. The Violent against themselves. Suicides. Pier della Vigna. Lano and Jacopo da Sant' Andrea.
XII. The Minotaur. The Seventh Circle: The Violent. The River Phlegethon. The Violent against their Neighbours. The Centaurs. Tyrants.
Branco d' Oria.
III. Discourse on the Limits of Reason. The Foot of the Mountain. Those who died in Contumacy of Holy Church. Manfredi.
IV. The First Circle, Limbo: Virtuous Pagans and the Unbaptized. The Four Poets, Homer, Horace, Ovid, and Lucan. The Noble Castle of Philosophy.
XXIX. Beatrice's Discourse of the Creation of the Angels, and of the Fall of Lucifer. Her Reproof of Foolish and Avaricious Preachers.
XV. The Violent against Nature. Brunetto Latini.
XXX. Virgil's Departure. Beatrice. Dante's Shame.
XVII. Dante's Dream of Anger. The Fourth Circle: The Slothful. Virgil's Discourse of Love.
X. Farinata and Cavalcante de' Cavalcanti. Discourse on the Knowledge of the Damned.
I. The Shores of Purgatory. The Four Stars. Cato of Utica. The Rush.
XXIV. The Seventh Bolgia: Thieves. Vanni Fucci. Serpents.
XXX. Other Falsifiers or Forgers. Gianni Schicchi, Myrrha, Adam of Brescia, Potiphar's Wife, and Sinon of Troy.
V. The Second Circle: The Wanton. Minos. The Infernal Hurricane. Francesca da Rimini.