Cover photo of Saint George - (1) Chapter one. Milton in context of his time: I will begin by putting the author into context of his time, so when I come to talk about the Philosophical problems contained within his text the reader will already be informed of what kind of writer he was, (2) … Continue reading John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.
Dante enters the fourth circle of Hell: Greed. He says to Virgil (his Pagan guide: the great Latin poet of the Aeneid) that he doesn't recognise anyone here, but Virgil rebukes him by telling him to stop being so vain and look deeper. The reason he cannot recognise them is not because he doesn't know … Continue reading Preface to Dante’s Inferno concerning Greed/Mammon