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Translated from the Italian.

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Statementtranslated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Inferno.
ContributionsLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p. ;
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL22507476M

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Edition used: Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. The Italian Text with a Translation in English Blank Verse and a Commentary by Courtney Langdon, vol. 1 (Inferno) (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ).

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