Circles Of Hell In Dante’s Inferno
Dante has been admired by historians, poets and artists, and for the rest of us folks who have just managed to hear of him through movies and tit bits here and there, Dante remains an illusive figure in history that has something to do with art or literature perhaps. This added to the movie Inferno that suddenly got our attention to Dante’s masterpiece, which are his nine circles of hell. If you haven’t already watched it, well, this may be a huge spoiler. Describing hell, using nine circles each for a different sin and each sin leading to its appropriate punishment, starting from paganism being the least sinful to treachery being the most heinous sin possible.