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c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

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Gustave Doré - Illustration de "La Divine Comédie" de Dante Alighieri - Le Paradis, Chant 14.

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"The Key to Dante's Divine Comedy", from "The Secret Teachings of All Ages" by Manly P. Hall. "As the soul climbs the seven steps of Purgatory it is cleansed of the seven mortal sins, and it then ascends through the seven spheres of the Ptolemaic universe." http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/sta/ / Sacred Geometry

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Paradiso, Canto XXVIII, Gustave Doré, Dante and Beatrice see God as a point of light surrounded by angels

Gustave Doré’s Dramatic Illustrations of Dante’s Divine Comedy. http://cultr.me/1eH46DH

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