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Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here Part 2



Images courtesy of the British Library Manuscripts




"I get to talk about one of my favorite historical topics."

In this second episode about Dante's Inferno I talk a closer look at the game and different ways to look at the history in it.

Sources mentioned in the episode

The Inferno in the Devine Comedy translated by John Ciardi

"Courtly Violence: Digital Play: Adapting Medieval Courtly Masculinities in Dante's Inferno" by Oliver Chadwick

Dante's Inferno Video Game

Complete list of sources

Alighieri, Dante. 2003. The Divine Comedy. Translated by John Ciardi. Illustrated edition. New York: Berkley.

Chadwick, Oliver. 2013. “Courtly Violence, Digital Play: Adapting Medieval Courtly Masculinities in Dante’s Inferno.” In Digital Gaming Re-Imagines the Middle Ages, 162–75. Routledge.

Dante's Inferno Video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts

Weisl, Angela Jane, and Kevin J. Stevens. 2013. “The Middle Ages in the Depths of Hell: Pedagogical Possibility and the Past in Dante’s Inferno.” In Digital Gaming Re-Imagines the Middle Ages, 162–75. Routledge.

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