The Divine Comedy 3 Paradise Author:Dante Still inspired by the memory of Beatrice, Dante (1265-1321) completed the Paradiso shortly before his death. In this third and final part of The Divine Comedy the poet, after his passage through hell and purgatory, is still not fully prepared for what he finds in heaven. His journey through the circling spheres towards the abode of God is a lo... more »ng progress of understanding.
Barbara Reynolds has brilliantly completed the fine verse translation which Dorothy Sayers left unfinished at her death, and the whole spirit of The Divine Comedy can now be Grasped by a wider public than ever before.
The cover shows Dante being led before God in the heavenly rose, from a fifteenth-century manuscript in the Vatican Library.« less