Dante's Inferno Levels of Hell
by Bertha Flores
Punishment:The souls of the lustful are swept helplessly through the stormy air, making them swirl in the air.
Punishment: souls push weights along.They have too groups that complete semicircles before crashing into each other than have to go back.
Sinners Here- clergymen, popes, and cardinals
Punishment:Wrathful-fight/bite each other Sullen-They choke on the black mud of the river,Styx.
Sinners Here-Filippo Argenti
Punishment:Tombs of the sinners are engulfed in flames.
Sinners There-Farinata,Cavalcante de’ Cavalcanti,
Punishment:to be in river full of boiling blood.Centaurs stand on the bank of the river with bows and arrows and will shoot any soul that tries to raise themselves out of the river.
Sinners Here:Alexander the Great,Dionysius and Atilla the Hun
Punishment:They are transformed into trees.The Harpies then wound and peck at them.When their tree soul branch is broken it causes the souls the same pain as dismemberment .When it comes time for souls to reunite with their bodies they will not get theirs, since they in life gave them up so easily.The bodies will be hanging on their branches.
Sinners Here:Pier della Vigna,Jacomo da Sant’Andrea
Punishment: Blasphemers-must lie prone on a bank of sand
Punishment:They must walk forever under the rain of fire.
Sinners Here:Brunetto Latini
Punishment:must sit underneath the rain of fire with purses around their necks with whatever they wanted the most.
Punishment:Souls are having to running constantly from one side of the pouch to the other as demons with whips scourge them and make them run back and forth between ridges.
Punishment: sinners are plunged into the ditch full of human excrement.
Punishment:They are stuck headfirst into pits with only their feet showing, with flames burning their feet.
Sinners Here:Pope Nicholas III
Astrologers, Diviners, and Magicians
Punishment:the souls necks have been twisted so that when they cry their tears fall onto their butts.
Sinners here:Astrologers, Diviners, and Magicians
Punishment:have to be in boiling tar and if they come up for breath the Malabranche thrust them back underneath.
Sinners Here- Navarrese,
Punishment:walk in a circle with clothes lined with lead making it heavy.
Punishment:to be chased by serpents.And have cooled snakes binding their hands and legs.When bitten by a serpent the sinners bursts int flames.(some of them are fully just in flames)
Sinners Here:Vanni Fucci,Ulysses and Diomedes,Guido da Montefeltro
Punishment: a devil stands at one point of the circle with a sword splitting open every sinner that walks by.
Sinners Here:Mohammed,Bertran de Born
Punishments:1st Zone(metals)-They have scabs covering from head to toe and they scratch at them.2nd Zone (Falsifiers of Others’ Persons)Tear at each other with their teeth 3rd Zone- Falsifiers of Coins-some are racked with thirst 4th Zone- Falsifiers of Words-
Sinners Here: Griffolino of Arezzo,Capocchio,Myrrha,Master Adam,Wife of Potiphar,Sinon
Punishment:1st ring-(Caina)Frozen into the ice Antenora(2nd Ring)-One sinner is gnawing on anothers head 3rd Ring- Ptolomea-those here lie on their backs in the frozen lake with just their faces poking out of the ice. 4th ring(Judecca)-sinners are completely covered in ice(Satan is chewing on Brutus and Cassius and Judas Iscariot)
Sinners Here: Bocca deli Abati,Count Ugolino,Archbishop Ruggieri, Fra Alberigo and Branca d’Oria. Myrrha, Brutus and Cassius and Judas Iscariot