Language. This is a translation of Dante's Italian poem into modern English prose. Dante's story is dense and full of details, but the language itself should not prove difficult.
Story Length. This is one continuous story as Dante moves from one circle of hell to the next until his final encounter with Satan.
Navigation. You will find the table of contents below, and you can also use this link to see the story posts displayed on two pages total: Dante's Inferno. Click "Older Posts" at the bottom of that page to see the second page.
Additional Resources. If you would like to see an English verse translation that imitates Dante's poetic style, then see the Allen Mandelbaum translation which is available here: World of Dante: Inferno.
- Dante and Virgil
- The Gate of Hell and Charon
- Poets and Philosophers, Heroes and Heroines
- Paolo and Francesca
- Cerberus and Plutus
- Fortune and Phlegyas
- The Fallen Angels
- The Furies and the Heretics