Category: Purgatory

When the Soul enters the Embryo

In Canto 25 of Purgatory, Statius explains to the Pilgrim how a new soul is breathed into the embryo by the First Mover, once the...

Four Temporal Values, as Guides

The values of temperance, fortitude, prudence and being just are shining over the face of Cato – as the Guardian of the Mountain (and process)...