INFERNO: Canto 6 - The Gluttonous Hog
THE GLUTTONOUS HOG
In this canto, the pilgrim and his guide enter the Circle of the Gluttons and encounter the hound of hell. We meet another former Florentine citizen nicknamed the hog and delve deeper into the poet's views on the civil war in his home town.
Further Reading: Dante and The Corrupt Society The Trouble With Ciacco