Search Results: 'human comedy'

Search

×
×
×
×
609 results for "human comedy"
The Divine Comedy By Dante Alighieri
eBook (ePub): $1.36
Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on... More > to the glorious realm of Paradise-the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. The Divine Comedy is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval world-view of the afterlife, it establishes the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the Italian standard, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature.< Less
The Divine Comedy By Dante Alighieri
eBook (PDF): $3.36
The Divine Comedy is an Italian long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321. It is widely considered to be the preeminent work in... More > Italian literature and one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. The narrative describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise or Heaven, while allegorically the poem represents the soul's journey towards God. Dante draws on medieval Christian theology and philosophy, especially Thomistic philosophy and the Summa Theologica of Thomas Aquinas. Consequently, the Divine Comedy has been called "the Summa in verse". In Dante's work, Virgil is presented as human reason and Beatrice is presented as divine knowledge.< Less
A New Comedy of Trials and Errors By iliya Pavlovich PhD
Paperback: $15.37
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Our future will most certainly show a need for a chronicle of our times. This one little comedy will defintely be a focal point in the future's comical view on our silliness today. Let's get it... More > chronicled< Less
The Divine Comedy: Paradiso By Alighieri Dante
Paperback: $13.79
Prints in 3-5 business days
In the conclusion to his trilogy, “The Divine Comedy,” Dante is guided through the nine spheres of heaven by Beatrice. During his trek Dante has visions of what only the human eye is... More > permitted see. With a moral dimension added means that a soul that has reached Paradise stops at the level applicable to it.< Less
The Divine Comedy: Paradiso By Alighieri Dante
eBook (PDF): $5.00
In the conclusion to his trilogy, “The Divine Comedy,” Dante is guided through the nine spheres of heaven by Beatrice. During his trek Dante has visions of what only the human eye is... More > permitted see. With a moral dimension added means that a soul that has reached Paradise stops at the level applicable to it.< Less
The Divine Comedy: Longfellow Edition By Dante Alighieri
Paperback: $26.49
Prints in 3-5 business days
The classic translation of one of the greatest poetry epics in the western world. In this fantastic journey, the narrator is taken down to the pits of Hell to see the various circles and pits that... More > await the fate of sinful humanity. In this tour he sees many horrific things that at the time of writing will have traumatized anyone reading this story in the medieval era. After his trip to the bottom of Hell, he is taken into the realm of Purgatory there to see the spiral that souls must climb as they undergo the process of sanctification so that they may be welcomed into the gates of Heaven. Lastly, we are taken through the various realms and sections of the true hope of all humanity, Heaven. We see the glory of the heavens as Dante manages to write in a way that makes us in awe of what is to come. Although the trip is often vivid we get to see the culmination of all creation in the final part of this landmark work that redefined epic poetry. Now with increased font size!< Less
The Inferior Comedy Pt. 2 By Rachel Redhead
Paperback: List Price: $17.49 $12.24 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Join Judy, Trudiode and Enigma on their most outrageous adventures to date. Live the highs and lows with them. See what strange journeys they take and the people they meet along the way. ... More > Introducing Hope, Judy's new human friend. She's a little accident prone but very nice. Also introducing Leokaizana as Enigma's strange new friend who gets on surprisingly well with Judy. Also featuring Robonda, Kat, Mechi, Alice, Barry Jnr and many more characters too.< Less
Divine Comedy (Volume II) By Dante Alighieri
eBook (ePub): $3.99
The Divine Comedy describes Dante's journey through Hell (Inferno), Purgatory (Purgatorio), and Paradise (Paradiso), guided first by the Roman poet Virgil and then by Beatrice, the subject of his... More > love and of another of his works, La Vita Nuova. While the vision of Hell, the Inferno, is vivid for modern readers, the theological niceties presented in the other books require a certain amount of patience and knowledge to appreciate. Purgatorio, the most lyrical and human of the three, also has the most poets in it; Paradiso, the most heavily theological, Furthermore, the word "comedy" in the classical sense refers to works which reflect belief in an ordered universe, in which events tended toward not only a happy or amusing ending but one influenced by a Providential will that orders all things to an ultimate good. By this meaning of the word, as Dante himself wrote in a letter to Cangrande I della Scala, the progression of the pilgrimage from Hell to Paradise and ends with the vision of God.< Less
Interstellar Comedies: Short Stories By James Francis Keegan III
Hardcover: $33.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
Who knew outer space could be so much fun? In a collection of over sixty unique science fiction and fantasy tales, James Francis Keegan III intertwines colorful characters with creative storylines... More > tailored to entertain anyone who has ever been curious about the universe, its creatures, and the interior of an alien spaceship. Keegan’s stories lead others on amusing adventures through space and time as a drunken man attempts to explain his encounter with a spacecraft and its extraterrestrial passengers to a television reporter, a man tries to understand how he became a pet for aliens who are eighty feet tall, an earthling wonders why it is hard for him to get human food on Earth as he waits in a buffet line with fifty different alien spaces, and a married couple contemplate how to create a child of their dreams with replicated DNA from an Olympic champion, a Harvard mathematician, or better yet, Mario Lopez.< Less
Interstellar Comedies: Short Stories By James Francis Keegan III
Paperback: $15.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Who knew outer space could be so much fun? In a collection of over sixty unique science fiction and fantasy tales, James Francis Keegan III intertwines colorful characters with creative storylines... More > tailored to entertain anyone who has ever been curious about the universe, its creatures, and the interior of an alien spaceship. Keegan’s stories lead others on amusing adventures through space and time as a drunken man attempts to explain his encounter with a spacecraft and its extraterrestrial passengers to a television reporter, a man tries to understand how he became a pet for aliens who are eighty feet tall, an earthling wonders why it is hard for him to get human food on Earth as he waits in a buffet line with fifty different alien spaces, and a married couple contemplate how to create a child of their dreams with replicated DNA from an Olympic champion, a Harvard mathematician, or better yet, Mario Lopez.< Less