Divine Comedy Essay | Love, Valor and Christianity in Dante and Montaigne

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Love, Valor and Christianity in Dante and Montaigne

Summary: Compare and contrasts Michel de Montaigne "The Essays: Of Cannibals" and Dante Alighieri "Inferno".
All eras in history contribute different philosophies and ideas to future epochs. In each era, there are writers who produce material that, in their opinion, is the most important aspect of their time period. For the Medieval era, Dante Alighieri was that writer; and Michel de Montaigne for the Renaissance. Dante wrote "The Divine Comedy" in which he gets a tour of Hell and Montaigne wrote The Essays, Of Cannibals in which he discusses, above all, valor and love. Dante Alighieri and Michel de Montaigne molded into literature the quintessential beliefs of their time period.

Christianity and religion was one of the key factors in the Medieval period. Throughout Dante's inferno, there are many instances referring to Christianity and other religions.

"My good master said to me, "You do not ask what spirits these are. Now, I want you to know before...

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