Dante's Divine Comedy

ITALIAN 481

A close reading of Dante’s whole poem (Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise) in its philosophical (Plato, Aristotle), theological (Augustine, Aquinas), historical (Papacy vs. Empire, Florentine factionalism), and literary (Virgil, Ovid, Arthurian romance) contexts, as well as an exploration of its influence on later thinkers, artists, poets, and popular culture (Machiavelli, Botticelli, Borges, Beckett, Eliot, Rodin, Dalì, ‘Se7en’).

Dante's Inferno
Crosslisting Numbers

HISTORY 253

LIT 245

MEDREN 450

RELIGION 262

Curriculum Codes
ALP, CCI, CZ, EI