Readings on the Purgatorio of Dante : chiefly based on the commentary of Benvenuto da Imola

Vernon, William Warren, 1834-1919

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  • Frontispiece: "Dante by Giotto after a drawing ... by Baron Seymour Kirkup made before the restoration of the fresco in 1841."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • v. 1. Preliminary chapter: At what date the Purgatorio was written. Nature of the Purgatorio as compared with the Inferno. The principal divisions of the Purgatorio. The time occupied in passing through the Purgatorio, and the supposed date of the vision. Text, translation, and commentary, canto I-XVII.--v. 2. Text, translation and commentary, canto XVIII-XXXIII
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