By Adrian Luther-Smith
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There were numerous Italian translators and teachers living in England in his day, including an entire Italian expatriate community that worked in London in various capacities as doctors, scholars, merchants, book dealers, printers, hookers and so on. When I translate Italian into English (I speak Italian fluently), I find that many English words that Shakespeare utilized in his famous works have a similar spelling in Italian. For example, I just used three different English words derived from Italian to create the preceding two English sentences: famous (famoso), preceding (precedere), and utilize (utilizzare).
Virgil serendipitously acts as Dante’s “trusty guide” through the Inferno, where he introduces him to Homer, Horace, Lucan, Ovid, Socrates, Zeno, Plato and many other famous dead pagans whom Dante masterfully adapts as iconic figures in his work. Most of them, by the way, reside in Limbo, the coolest region in Hell, because they were “virtuous pagans”; their only sin was that they weren’t baptized God-fearing Christians—a very powerful advertisement for nonbelievers. According to Dante, if a person is not a Christian, the best they can expect in the afterlife is a place in Limbo, which is like an air-conditioned suite at the Plaza Hotel, but still in Hell.
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