II. The First Heaven, the Moon: Spirits who, having takenSacred Vows, were forced to violate them. The Lunar Spots.
XV. Cacciaguida. Florence in the Olden Time.
XIV. The Sand Waste and the Rain of Fire. The Violent against God. Capaneus. The Statue of Time, and the Four Infernal Rivers.
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.
XXIX. The Triumph of the Church.
The Divine Comedy (translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
XXVI. St. John examines Dante on Charity. Dante's Sight. Adam.
VI. Justinian. The Roman Eagle. The Empire. Romeo.
Branco d' Oria.
XI. St. Thomas recounts the Life of St. Francis. Lament over the State of the Dominican Order.
III. Piccarda Donati and the Empress Constance.
II. The Descent. Dante's Protest and Virgil's Appeal. The Intercession of the Three Ladies Benedight.
XXI. The Seventh Heaven, Saturn: The Contemplative. The Celestial Stairway. St. Peter Damiano. His Invectives against the Luxury of the Prelates.
XIII. Of the Wisdom of Solomon. St. Thomas reproaches Dante's Judgement.
VIII. Ascent to the Third Heaven, Venus: Lovers. Charles Martel. Discourse on diverse Natures.
III. The Gate of Hell. The Inefficient or Indifferent. Pope Celestine V. The Shores of Acheron. Charon. The Earthquake and the Swoon.
XIX. The Third Bolgia: Simoniacs. Pope Nicholas III. Dante's Reproof of corrupt Prelates.
XXIII. Forese. Reproof of immodest Florentine Women.
XIX. The Eagle discourses of Salvation, Faith, and Virtue. Condemnation of the vile Kings of A.D. 150.
IX. Dante's Dream of the Eagle. The Gate of Purgatory and the Angel. Seven P's. The Keys.
XXVIII. The River Lethe. Matilda. The Nature of
III. Discourse on the Limits of Reason. The Foot of the Mountain. Those who died in Contumacy of Holy Church. Manfredi.
XX. Hugh Capet. Corruption of the French Crown.
X. The Fourth Heaven, the Sun: Theologians and Fathers of the Church. The First Circle. St. Thomas of Aquinas.
VIII. The Guardian Angels and the Serpent. Nino di Gallura. The Three Stars. Currado Malaspina.
XX. The Fourth Bolgia: Soothsayers. Amphiaraus, Tiresias, Aruns, Manto, Eryphylus, Michael Scott, Guido Bonatti, and Asdente. Virgil reproaches Dante's Pity. Mantua's Foundation.
IV. The First Circle, Limbo: Virtuous Pagans and the Unbaptized. The Four Poets, Homer, Horace, Ovid, and Lucan. The Noble Castle of Philosophy.
XXI. The Poet Statius. Praise of Virgil.
XXX. Virgil's Departure. Beatrice. Dante's Shame.
X. The Needle's Eye. The First Circle: The Proud.
XXXI. The Glory of Paradise. Departure of Beatrice. St. Bernard.
XI. The Humble Prayer. Omberto di Santafiore.
Buonconte di Monfeltro. La Pia.
XX. The Eagle praises the Righteous Kings of old.
XXXI. Reproaches of Beatrice and Confession of Dante. The Passage of Lethe. The Seven Virtues. The Griffon.
XV. The Violent against Nature. Brunetto Latini.
XVII. Dante's Dream of Anger. The Fourth Circle: The Slothful. Virgil's Discourse of Love.
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.
IV. Farther Ascent. Nature of the Mountain. The Negligent, who postponed Repentance till the last Hour. Belacqua.
XXIV. The Radiant Wheel. St. Peter examines Dante on Faith.
IX. The Furies and Medusa. The Angel. The City of Dis. The Sixth Circle: Heresiarchs.
XVI. Marco Lombardo. Lament over the State of the World.
XII. The Minotaur. The Seventh Circle: The Violent. The River Phlegethon. The Violent against their Neighbours. The Centaurs. Tyrants.
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,
XIX. Dante's Dream of the Siren. The Fifth Circle:
the Terrestrial Paradise.
XXIII. Escape from the Malabranche. The Sixth Bolgia: Hypocrites. Catalano and Loderingo. Caiaphas.
I. The Ascent to the First Heaven. The Sphere of Fire.
XXVII. St. Peter's reproof of bad Popes. The Ascent to the Ninth Heaven, the 'Primum Mobile.'
XII. The Sculptures on the Pavement. Ascent to the Second Circle.
The Avaricious and Prodigal. Pope Adrian V.
V. Discourse of Beatrice on Vows and Compensations. Ascent to the Second Heaven, Mercury: Spirits who for the Love of Fame achieved great Deeds.
XXIX. Geri del Bello. The Tenth Bolgia: Alchemists. Griffolino d' Arezzo and Capocchino.
XXX. Other Falsifiers or Forgers. Gianni Schicchi, Myrrha, Adam of Brescia, Potiphar's Wife, and Sinon of Troy.
XXVI. The Eighth Bolgia: Evil Counsellors. Ulysses and Diomed. Ulysses' Last Voyage.
XXX. The Tenth Heaven, or Empyrean. The River of Light. The Two Courts of Heaven. The White Rose of Paradise. The great Throne.
XI. The Broken Rocks. Pope Anastasius. General Description of the Inferno and its Divisions.
XXVI. Sodomites. Guido Guinicelli and Arnaldo Daniello.
XXV. Discourse of Statius on Generation. The Seventh Circle: The Wanton.
V. The Second Circle: The Wanton. Minos. The Infernal Hurricane. Francesca da Rimini.
XXIX. Beatrice's Discourse of the Creation of the Angels, and of the Fall of Lucifer. Her Reproof of Foolish and Avaricious Preachers.
I. The Dark Forest. The Hill of Difficulty. The Panther, the Lion, and the Wolf. Virgil.
XV. The Third Circle: The Irascible. Dante's Visions. The Smoke.
VII. Beatrice's Discourse of the Crucifixion, the Incarnation, the Immortality of the Soul, and the Resurrection of the Body.
XIV. Guido del Duca and Renier da Calboli. Cities of the Arno Valley. Denunciation of Stubbornness.
VI. Dante's Inquiry on Prayers for the Dead. Sordello. Italy.
Benevolence of the Divine Will.
XVIII. The Sixth Heaven, Jupiter: Righteous Kings and Rulers. The Celestial Eagle. Dante's Invectives against ecclesiastical Avarice.
for the true Faith. The Celestial Cross.
I. The Shores of Purgatory. The Four Stars. Cato of Utica. The Rush.
XXXIII. Prayer to the Virgin. The Threefold Circle of the Trinity. Mystery of the Divine and Human Nature.
Prophecy of the Abduction of Pope Boniface VIII and the Sacrilege of Philip the Fair. The Earthquake.
XXIII. The Triumph of Christ. The Virgin Mary. The Apostles. Gabriel.
V. Those who died by Violence, but repentant.
XIII. The Wood of Thorns. The Harpies. The Violent against themselves. Suicides. Pier della Vigna. Lano and Jacopo da Sant' Andrea.
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.
XXI. The Fifth Bolgia: Peculators. The Elder of Santa Zita. Malacoda and other Devils.
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.
XVII. Cacciaguida's Prophecy of Dante's Banishment.
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.
XVIII. Virgil further discourses of Love and Free Will. The Abbot of San Zeno.
VIII. Phlegyas. Philippo Argenti. The Gate of the City of Dis.
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.
XIII. The Second Circle: The Envious. Sapia of Siena.
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.
XXVIII. God and the Angelic Hierarchies.
The Sculptures on the Wall.
XXIV. The Seventh Bolgia: Thieves. Vanni Fucci. Serpents.
IX. Cunizza da Romano, Folco of Marseilles, and Rahab. Neglect of the Holy Land.
XXII. Ciampolo, Friar Gomita, and Michael Zanche. The Malabranche quarrel.
XVII. Geryon. The Violent against Art. Usurers. Descent into the Abyss of Malebolge.
XII. St. Buonaventura recounts the Life of St. Dominic. Lament over the State of the Franciscan Order. The Second Circle.
VII. The Valley of Flowers. Negligent Princes.
VI. The Third Circle: The Gluttonous. Cerberus. The Eternal Rain. Ciacco. Florence.
X. Farinata and Cavalcante de' Cavalcanti. Discourse on the Knowledge of the Damned.
XXXII. St. Bernard points out the Saints in the White Rose.
XXXII. The Tree of Knowledge. Allegory of the Chariot.
XXVIII. The Ninth Bolgia: Schismatics. Mahomet and Ali. Pier da Medicina, Curio, Mosca, and Bertrand de Born.
XXII. Statius' Denunciation of Avarice. The Sixth Circle: The Gluttonous. The Mystic Tree.
XXIV. Buonagiunta da Lucca. Pope Martin IV, and others. Inquiry into the State of Poetry.
II. The Celestial Pilot. Casella. The Departure.
XXVII. Guido da Montefeltro. His deception by Pope Boniface VIII.
XVI. Dante's Noble Ancestry. Cacciaguida's Discourse of the Great Florentines.
Oderisi d' Agobbio. Provenzan Salvani.
XVI. Guidoguerra, Aldobrandi, and Rusticucci. Cataract of the River of Blood.
XXII. St. Benedict. His Lamentation over the Corruption of Monks. The Eighth Heaven, the Fixed Stars.
IV. Questionings of the Soul and of Broken Vows.