November 18, 2016
THE VIRTUOUS PAGANS The pilgrim walks through the first circle of the Inferno; Limbo. Virgil explains why everyone is sighing and introduces the pilgrim to his poet friends.Then the duo enter a palace made of light. We'll learn who some of Dante's favorite heroes and thinkers are and learn why the poet thinks they belong in Hell.
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