The Divine Comedy: Volume 1 – Inferno

By: Dante Alighieri, Translated by Mark Musa


An acclaimed translation of Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno that retains all the style, power and meaning of the original.

Product Description

This vigorous translation of Inferno preserves Dante’s simple, natural style, and captures the swift movement of the original Italian verse.

Mark Musa’s blank verse rendition of the poet’s journey through the circles of hell recreates for the modern reader the rich meanings that Dante’s poem had for his contemporaries. Musa’s introduction and commentaries on each of the cantos brilliantly illuminate the text.


Companion Products:

The Divine Comedy Set
The Divine Comedy – Student Guide
The Divine Comedy – Teacher Guide
The Divine Comedy – Quizzes & Tests
The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy: Volume 1 – Inferno
The Divine Comedy: Volume 2 – Purgatory
The Divine Comedy: Volume 3 – Paradise 

Additional Information

Weight .3 kg
Dimensions 7.7 × 5 × .7 in


Published Date



Dante Alighieri,
Translated by Mark Musa


Penguin Classics




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