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At last I've had time to really listen to Dr Luzzi's lecture on Dante's Purgatory. Each time I attend a discussion on Dante with Context, I learn more about his amazing vision and his poetry.
Dr Luzzi in reading the Italian allows even a non Italian speaker to hear the difference in the poetry of Inferno & Purgatory. He clearly summed up the difference between Inferno & Purgatory as despair vs hope and accepting of the responsibility of one's actions with penitence and the ancient world of destiny with the free will of Christianity.
The details yet also the broad picture of the poem gives me a full sense of the wonder of Dante's gift to us.
Dr Luzzi gives a fabulous Seminar. I always learn so much from his presentations. He has a fresh perspective with interesting details that he explains in each Canto. His excitement about the subject is inspiring and renewed my interest in The Divine Comedy.