TIMELINE OF WORLD HISTORY
 

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  Gustave Dore

EDGAR POE "The Raven"

THE OLD TESTAMENT - 1 - 2 - 3

THE NEW TESTAMENT

The History of the Crusades  - 1 - 2

DANTE ALIGHIERI "The Divine Comedy" - 1 - 2

MILTON "Paradise Lost" - 1 - 2

ARIOSTO "Orlando Furioso" - 1 - 2 - 3

RABELAIS "Gargantua and Pantagruel" - 1 - 2

CERVANTES "Don Quixote" - 1 - 2

TENNYSON "Idylls of the King"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Gustave Dore
 
 
 
 

DANTE ALIGHIERI


The Divine Comedy


INFERNO


 

 

Dante astray in the Dusky Wood

 

The Lion suddenly confronts Dante

 

The Darkening Sky of the First Night

 

The Doomed Souls embarking to cross the Acheron
 
 

Homer, the Classic Poets

 

The Souls of Paola and Francesca

 

Virgil shows Dante the Souls of the Wrathful

 

Phlegyas ferries Dante and Virgil across the Styx

 

Farinata degli Uberti addresses Dante

 

The Minotaur on the Shattered Cliff

 

Harpies in the Forest of the Suicides

 

The Violent, tortured in the Rain of Fire

 

Brunetto Latini accosts Dante
 
 

The 
Descent of the Abyss on Geryon's Back

 


Virgil shows Dante the Shade of Thais

 


Dante addresses Pope Nicholas III

 


The Demons threaten Virgil

 

 


Ciampolo excaping from the Demon Alichino

 

 


The Thieves tortured by Serpents

 

 


Agnello changing into a Serpent

 

 


The Flaming Spirits of the evil 
Counsellors

 


The Mutilated Shade of Mahomet

 

 


The Severed Head of Bertrand de Born speaks

 

 


Virgil reproves Dante's Curiousity

 

 


The Giant 
Antaeus lowering Dante and Virgil

 

 


Ugolino gnawing the Head of Ruggieri

 

 


Lucifer, King of Hell

 
 
 

 
 
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