5 Sinners in Dante's Inferno

When Dante wrote The Divine Comedy, he consigned several of his real-life enemies to hell. In this podcast, Katie and Sarah examine Dante's habit of putting his enemies in his fiction, focusing on five people the average Florentine would have known.

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Topics in this Podcast: religious history, literary history, Italian history, 13th century, 14th Century, exhumations, Medici family