Category Archives: Inferno

Reading Guide to Dante’s Inferno Chap 18-34

Sometimes it’s a bit of a challenge to keep going in the Inferno once you have reached half way into the book, and the fast pace slows down a bit after the first seven circles. So here’s a little guide … Continue reading

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..once again, to see the stars!

We’ve just finished the last episode of the whole Divine Comedy (Starting with the Paradiso) – to be released next Saturday, August the 1st at 10am UK time! 🎇 ..the First Journey is done. And the Guiding Lights are shining … Continue reading

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End of Circle 8, and a Bright Point!

We’ve just finished making Episode 30 (Out Monday July 27th!), which marks the end of the Tenth Valley and the Circle of Fraud! And as the Middle of Circle 8 in many ways describes the Heart of Fraud, swarming with … Continue reading

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Gates of Dis, as limitations of Reason

Today we had another great conversation about the deeper significance of the Gates of Dis, and the rejection of the futile efforts of Virgil to open them, as Reason. On a Journey into the deep and into Knowledge as well … Continue reading

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Guido da Montefeltro

Good morning!! ☀️🌇☕️ Today we’ve made an episode about the Guido da Montefeltro, Lord of Urbino, and later Franciscan Monk and advisor to Pope Boniface VIII. For which, Minos in the Underworld sends him straight to the Eight Circle and … Continue reading

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Inferno 26 – Ulysses and Hubris

This morning we’ve just finished making Episode 26 on the Podcast – out next Wednesday July the 22nd- which is a deep dive into Dante’s own psyche and his relationship to his own work and writings! At the deep of … Continue reading

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Dante Seminar

Thanks to everyone for a great Seminar on the first half of Inferno this weekend! Especially the thoughts on what happens at the Gates of the City of Dis added several new ideas and perspectives to the symbolic understanding of … Continue reading

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Inferno – Episode 17 and Geryon!

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The foundation for Dante – Philosophy, Poetry, History!

New episode out June 5th, at 10am UK time! 😄😄 After the first 3 chapters as a sort of a preamble, the 4th chapter is about the big areas and world of traditions and heritage for Dante – with the … Continue reading

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Acheron, and the meaning of Charon

Today’s episode on chapter 3 is a deeply psychological one, as the Journey begins as a threshold border which also functions as a process through the whole chapter. It starts on the first line, and ends on the last one. … Continue reading

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