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What is Inferno by Dante Alighieri?
Last Updated: 1st February, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the story of Dante's Inferno?
Inferno is a fourteenth-century epic poem by Dante Alighieri in which the poet and pilgrim Dante embarks on a spiritual journey. At the poem's beginning, Dante is lost in a dark wood both literally and spiritually. He meets the soul of his poetic idol, the Roman poet Virgil, who agrees to guide him through Hell.
Secondly, what was Dante's sin in Dante's Inferno? Sin and Dante's Inferno During his journey through hell, Dante sees that sin must be punished because it goes against God and the perfection of the world. Sin prevents one from seeing what's real and what is false. Not only that, but punishment of sin serves to restore balance between good and evil.
Just so, what is Dante's Inferno based on?
The game's story is loosely based on Inferno, the first canticle of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. It follows Dante, imagined as a Templar knight from the Crusade, who, guided by the spirit of the poet Virgil, needs to fight through the nine Circles of Hell to rescue Beatrice from the clutches of Lucifer himself.
Did Dante betray Beatrice?
Unfortunately for Beatrice, while assigned to guard the prisoners at Acre, Dante slept with a Slave Girl who offered him "comfort" in exchange for her and her "brother's" freedom, though Dante expressed some remorse for betraying Beatrice. Nevertheless, this infidelity caused her to lose her bet with Lucifer.