The Dantes Inferno: A Quiz: 20 questions by Del Herman
Dantes Inferno 9 Circles of Hell
Dante's Inferno: Which Circle Of Hell Would You Spend Your Afterlife In?
At the beginning of the story, a woman, Beatrice, calls for an angel to bring Virgil to guide Dante in his journey so that no harm will befall him. After making their way through all nine circles of Hell, Dante and Virgil reach the center of Hell. Here they meet Satan, who is described as a three-headed beast. Each mouth is busy eating a specific person: the left mouth is eating Brutus, the right is eating Cassius, and the center mouth is eating Judas Iscariot. Brutus and Cassius betrayed and caused the murder of Julius Caesar, while Judas did the same to Christ.
Progress: 1 of 20 questions. How many circles of hell are presented in the poem? Progress: 2 of 20 questions. In which circle are Virgil and Aristotle placed in? Progress: 3 of 20 questions. How many cantos does "Inferno" have? Progress: 4 of 20 questions.
It is followed by Purgatorio and Paradiso. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is the "realm The poet finds himself lost in a dark wood selva oscura  , astray from the "straight way" diritta via ,  also translatable as "right way" of salvation. He sets out to climb directly up a small mountain, but his way is blocked by three beasts he cannot evade: a lonza  usually rendered as " leopard " or " leopon " ,  a leone  lion , and a lupa  she-wolf. The three beasts, taken from the Jeremiah , are thought to symbolize the three kinds of sin that bring the unrepentant soul into one of the three major divisions of Hell.