Medieval Literature Resources

On this page, you will find resources for our medieval literature unit – including the web quest for Dante’s Inferno.

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TASK 1:
http://dante.ilt.columbia.edu/ – utilize both the biography and chronology
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/dante.htm
http://www.greatdante.net/commedia.html
http://www.greatdante.net/time.html

TASK 2:
Use google to conduct your own research on seven of the 16 people, places, or things.  Write a few sentences about each choice defining the person or thing and relating it to Dante.

TASK 3:
Read a Canto from the website provided.  You will need to choose the translated version so it will appear in English.
CLICK HERE to be taken to an outside resource for The Divine Comedy

TASK 4:
Use the provided resource below to explore TWO of the nine circles of Hell.  Follow instructions on writing found on the web quest sheet.
CLICK HERE to be taken to an outside resource

TASK 5:
Explore the following websites to answer questions in Task 5 of the web quest.
Salvador Dali – The Divine Comedy
William Blake – The Divine Comedy
Modern Day Dante – LA Times Blog
NPR (National Public Radio) – Compare/Contrast Dante
JUST FOR FUN – EA Games Official Video Game Site for Dante