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PURGATORIO schema

Location:
THE SHORE OF PURGATORY
Book & canto:
Purgatorio I - II - III
Present therein:
MARCUS PORCIUS CATO (guardian of the shores of Purgatory)
Casella (amongst new arrivals to Purgatory).
Location:
THE THRESHOLD OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ IN ANTE-PURGATORY, AWAITING ENTRY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio III
Destiny for:
The Excommunicated
[ fate: awaiting admittance 30x period of excommunication ]
(period may be reduced by intercessory prayer of living faithful)
Present therein:
Manfred of Sicily.
Location:
1st LEDGE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ IN ANTE-PURGATORY, AWAITING ENTRY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio IV
Destiny for:
The Late Repentant (Apathetic)
[ fate: awaiting admittance for length of time alive on Earth ]
(period may be reduced by intercessory prayer of living faithful)
Present therein:
Belacqua.
Location:
2nd LEDGE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ IN ANTE-PURGATORY, AWAITING ENTRY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio V - VI
Destiny for:
The Late Repentant (Violent Deaths, Unabsolved)
[ fate: awaiting admittance for length of time alive on Earth ]
(period may be reduced by intercessory prayer of living faithful)
Present therein:
Jacopo di Uguccione del Cassero, Buonconte da Montefeltro, Pia dei Tolomei, Benincasa da Laterina, Federigo Novello, the son of Marzucco degli Scornigiani of Pisa, Orso degli Alberti, Pierre de la Brosse.
Location:
3rd LEDGE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ IN ANTE-PURGATORY, AWAITING ENTRY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio VI - VII
Destiny for:
The Late Repentant (Negligent)
[ fate: awaiting admittance for length of time alive on Earth ]
(period may be reduced by intercessory prayer of living faithful)
Present therein:
Sordello.
Location:
THE VALLEY OF THE PRINCES
[ 3rd LEDGE OF MOUNT PURGATORY ]
[ IN ANTE-PURGATORY, AWAITING ENTRY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio VII - VIII
Destiny for:
The Late Repentant Christian Rulers (Negligent)
[ fate: awaiting admittance for length of time alive on Earth ]
(period may be reduced by intercessory prayer of living faithful)
Present therein:
TWO ANGELS WITH FLAMING SWORDS (descending at night)
THE EVIL SERPENT (entering the valley at night)
Rudolph I of Hapsburg, Ottocar II of Bohemia, Philip III of France, Henry I of Navarre, Peter III of Aragon, Charles I of Anjou & Provence, Alfonso III of Aragon, Henry III of England, Guglielmo VII of Monferrat, Ugolino Visconti, Conrad II Malaspina.
Location:
THE GATE OF PURGATORY
[ The 3 steps of Confession, Contrition & Satisfaction ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio IX
Present therein:
ST LUCY (descending to carry sleeping Dante from the valley)
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE GATE TO THE 1st CORNICE.
Location:
1st CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ With sculptured exempla of humility ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio X - XI - XII
Destiny for:
The Proud (repentant)
[ fate: circling the cornice, bowed beneath weight of boulders ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 2nd CORNICE
Omberto Aldobrandeschi, Oderisi da Gubbio, Provenzan Salvani.
Location:
2nd CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ With disembodied voices recalling exempla of charity ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XIII - XIV - XV
Destiny for:
The Envious (repentant)
[ fate: blinding by sewing the eyelids together with iron wire ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 3rd CORNICE
The disembodied voices of CAIN and AGLAUROS OF ATHENS
Sapia of Siena, Guido del Duca degli Onesti, Rinier de Paolucci da Calboli.
Location:
3rd CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
[ With ecstatic visions of meekness & suffering by anger ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XV - XVI - XVII - XVIII
Destiny for:
The Angry (repentant)
[ fate: enshrouding within a thick and humid cloud of smoke ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 4th CORNICE
Marco Lombardo.
Location:
4th CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XVIII - XIX
Destiny for:
The Slothful (repentant)
[ fate: running around the cornice in a furious crowd ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 5th CORNICE
Gherardo of San Zeno.
Location:
5th CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XIX - XX - XXI
Destiny for:
The Avaricious & Wasters (repentant)
[ fate: laying motionless, face down, weeping on the ground ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 6th CORNICE
Pope Adrian V, Hugh Capet, Statius.
Location:
6th CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XXII - XXIII - XXIV - XXV
Destiny for:
The Gluttonous (repentant)
[ fate: fasting, tempted by unobtainable apple trees & water ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF THE 7th CORNICE
Forese Donati, Bonaguinta Orbicciani degli Overadi, Pope Martin IV, Ubaldino della Pila, Messer Marchese degli Argogliosi.
Location:
7th CORNICE OF MOUNT PURGATORY
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XXV - XXVI - XXVII
Destiny for:
The Sexually Promiscuous (repentant)
[ fate: purging in flame ]
Present therein:
The ANGELIC GUARDIAN OF EARTHLY PARADISE
Guido Guinizelli, Arnaut Daniel.
Location:
EARTHLY PARADISE
[ on the side of THE RIVER LETHE ]
[ ON THE SUMMIT OF MOUNT PURGATORY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XXVII - XXVIII - XXIX - XXX - XXXI
Present therein:
MATILDA.
Location:
EARTHLY PARADISE
[ on the side of THE RIVER EUNOË ]
[ ON THE SUMMIT OF MOUNT PURGATORY ]
Book & canto:
Purgatorio XXXI - XXXII - XXXIII
Present therein:
ALLEGORICAL REVELATION OF DIVINE TRUTH:
[ 7 coloured streamers of flame, 24 elders, 4 creatures (man, lion, ox & eagle), the griffin & chariot, 3 ladies (red, green, white), 4 ladies (dressed in purple), 2 old men, 4 modest men, 1 old man ]
BEATRICE
THE EAGLE, THE VIXEN, THE DRAGON, THE HARLOT.
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