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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DANTE ALIGHIERI


The Divine Comedy


PURGATORY

 

 


Dante bows before the Angel Pilot

 


The Company of Souls upon the Cliff

 


Dante follows Virgil up the Rugged Mountainside

 


The Body of Buonconte da Montefeltro in the Arno

 


The Post Sordello kneels before Virgil

 


The Angels putting the Serpent to Flight

 


Dante, 
in a Dream, carried off by an Eagle

 


The Marble Sculptures portraying Pride

 


The Souls of the Proud, bearing Heavy stones

 


Dante looking at the Spirit of Arachne

 


The Souls of the Envious

 


Dante's Vision of the Stoning of St. Stephen

 
 


Marco Lombardo follows 
the Poets through the Smoke

 


Virgil reproves Dante for gazing downward

 


The Souls of the Avaricious

 


Dante recognizes 
the Soul of Forese

 


The Souls of the Gluttonous

 


The Sinners passing through the Fire

 


Dante, Virgil and Statius in the Ancient Forest

 


The Elders in the Mystic Procession

 


Beatrice appears among Angels

 


Dante submerged in the River Lethe

 


The Harlot and the Giant in the 
Chariot

 

 
 
 
 
 

DANTE ALIGHIERI


The Divine Comedy


PARADISE

 

 


Donati, and the Souls whose Vows Had Been Broken

 


The Host of Myriad Glowing Souls

 


Charles Martel Addresses Dante and Beatrice

 


The Rings of Glowing Souls

 


Dante and Beatrice Translated to the Sphere of Mars

 


The Soul of Cacciaguida Speaks of Florence

 


The Blessed Souls Cirling to Form Letters

 


The Blessed Souls Forming an Eagle in the Sky

 


The Angels Descending the Heavenly Ladder

 


S. John Examines Dante Conceming Love

 


The Heavenly Host Sing Gloria in Excelsis

 


The Sparkling Circles of the Heavenly Host

 


The Saintly Throng in the Form of a Rose

 
 
 

 
 
 
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