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By Richard Lansing

The «Dante Encyclopedia» is a entire source that offers a scientific advent
to Dantes existence and works and the cultural context within which his ethical and highbrow mind's eye took form.

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Seeking oblivion, he refuses to respond to Dante’s questioning, but his identity is betrayed by his fellow traitor Buoso. Roy Rosenstein Abel Second son of Adam and Eve, keeper of sheep, killed in anger by his brother Cain (Gen. 4:1–10). Abel (Abele, Abèl) is named by Jesus as the first martyr (Matt. 23:34–36; Luke 11:49–51) and by the author of Hebrews as the first exemplum in a roll call of faith (Heb. 11:4). His is the first name pronounced by Virgil in the list of souls liberated from Limbo: Trasseci l’ombra del primo parente, / d’Abèl suo figlio .

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989. Padoan, Giorgio. ” Enciclopedia dantesca, 2:677–679. Shapiro, Marianne. " Ledum Dantis, 5 (1989), 14-29. Craig Kallendorf Aeneid Epic poem by the Roman poet Virgil, in twelve books, recounting the story of Aeneas' journey from fallen Troy to his founding of a new civilization in Italy. When Dante-pilgrim first meets Virgil in the Commedia, he exclaims that Virgil has already been his maestro ("master") for many years and that he has studied his poetry and taken from Virgil lo bello stilo ("the pleasing style") which has brought him honor (Inf.

Edited by Vittorio Russo and Patrick Boyde. Ravenna: Longo, 1995, pp. 203–211. ———. ” In Italiana 1988. Edited by Albert N. Mancini, Paolo A. Giordano, and Anthony J. Tamburri. : Rosary College, 1990, pp. 23–33. Holmyard, E. J. Alchemy. Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin, 1957. Multhauf, Robert P. ” In Science in the Middle Ages. Edited by David C. Lindberg. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978, pp. 369–391. Steven Botterill Aldobrandesco, Guglielmo Count of Santafiora and one of the powerful Aldobrandeschi lords of the Sienese Maremma, Guglielmo spent his life fighting Siena.

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