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English Names (Quiz Two)

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Jovial Friars
Catalano and Loderingo are members of this group
Catalano
the first hypocrite that Dante talks to; explains who Caiaphas is
Loderingo
the other hypocrite that Dante talks to
Caiaphas
crucified on the ground in the sixth bolge; came up with the idea to crucify Jesus alone
Vanni Fucci
a thief that stole holy relics from the Church; makes a prophesy to Dante about his exile and then blasphemes against God
Cacus
a centaur covered in snakes who stole cattle from Hercules; wants to punish Vanni Fucci
Cianfa
a serpent with six legs that pounces on a man who called him and savages the man's face with its jaws
Agnello
the man that is pounced on by Ciafna and consequently becomes melded with him
Buoso
a snake pierces him through the navel and then they swap shapes
Puccio Sciancato
the only thief that does not undergo a horrible transformation
Francesco
the snake that bites Buoso and swaps shapes with him
Prato
a rival city that Dante wants to destroy Florence
Ulysses and Diomedes
two sinners punished together for being fraudulent counselors because they were responsible for the Trojan horse
Ulysses
the "larger horn" in the forked flame of the 8th bolge; travels to the boundaries of the known world
Mount Purgatory
place that Ulysses and his crew get to before his death
Romagna
Guido de Montefeltro's city, ravaged by warfare
Guido de Montefeltro
an ex-soldier turned Franciscan friar who got put into Hell by the trickery of Pope Boniface VIII
Mohammed
a schismatic who opens his chest for Dante to see
Ali
face split in half for diving the Muslims into the Sunnis and the Shiites
Fra Dolcino
Mohammed tells Dante to warn this guy
Pier da Medicina
throat slit and uses the slit like a mouth; asks Dante to remember him and to warn a couple friends about a coup
Curio
convinced Caesar to betray his friend Pompey and invade the city of Rome; tongue is cut in half
Mosca
contributed to the strife between the Guelphs and the Ghibellines; has his hands chopped off; runs away after Dante tells him he brought death to his own family
Bertran de Born
carries his head in his arms; turned Prince Henry against his Father, King Henry II
Geri del Bello
Dante's relative who was atop a bridge pointing at Dante and screaming curses; killed in a feud between the Alighieris and the Sachettis and not yet revenged
Griffolino
alchemist who was burned for telling the Bishop of Siena he could make his son fly
Capocchio
alchemist renowned for creating credible imitations of precious metals; makes fun of the Sienese despite being from Siena
Semele
beautiful Theban princess who was impregnated by Jupiter
Athamas
Semele's brother-in-law who is driven insane by Juno and kills one of his sons
Ino
Athamas' wife who commits double suicide rather than being killed by her husband
Queen Hecuba
goes wild and howls after seeing her daughter sacrificed and her son murdered
Gianni Schicchi
bites Capocchio on the neck and howls like a dog
Myrrha
runs up with Gianni Schicchi; fell in love with her father and impersonated another women to sleep with him
Adam
twisted in the shape of a lute and afflicted with dropsy, which makes him constantly crave a drink of water
Guido Alessandro
Adam looks to get revenge on this guy who convinced him to counterfeit coins
Potiphar's wife
falsely accused Joseph of raping her; smokes like hands in the winter
Sinon
a Greek tricked by the Trojans to take the horse inside their walls; slaps Master Adam on the belly and then is slapped back
Nimrod
a giant who is the King of Babylon; punished for the Tower of Babylon by being deprived of his own language so that no one can understand him
Ephialtes
a giant who is in restraints as punishment for taking up arms against the Gods; causes an earthquake as Dante passes him
Briareus
another giant who challenged the gods; Dante asks Virgil when they will see him
Antaeus
the giant who takes them to the bottom of Hell
Caina
the portion of the 9th circle devoted to traitors to kin
Antenora
the portion of the 9th circle devoted to traitors of homeland or party
Ptolomea
the portion of the 9th circle devoted to traitors against guests
Judecca
the portion of the 9th circle devoted to traitors against benefactors
Cocytus
frozen lake at the bottom of Hell
Bisenzio brothers
two brothers that butt heads; killed each other over politics
Mordred
killed his father King Arthur
Foccaccia
killed his cousin and is punished in the 9th circle
Sassol Mascheroni
killed a relative; his head blocks Camiscione dei Pazzi's view
Camiscione dei Pazzi
Ghibelline who killed a kinsman for political powers
Bocca
kicked in the head by Dante and refuses to tell Dante who he is, so Dante pulls out his hair
Count Ugolino
eating Archbishop Ruggieri, who betrayed him by locking him in a tower with his four sons; he eats his sons
Eagles Tower
the tower Ugolino is locked in; later renamed Hunger Tower
Anselm
one of Ugolino's sons who volunteers to be eaten
Gaddo
another of Ugolino's sons who begs Ugolina to help him before dying
Fra Alberigo
invited relatives over for dinner and then had them assassinated; his soul is in Hell while his body is still on Earth
Branca Doria
a demon possesses him on earth while his soul lives in Hell
Lucifer
Large monster with 3 heads (red, yellow, black), large wings, and six crying eyes; in each of his mouths he feeds on a traitor of benefactors
Judas Iscariot
being chewed on in Lucifer's central mouth; clawing at the air in agony because his back is stripped of skin
Brutus and Cassius
the other two traitors being gnawed on by Lucifer; betrayed Caesar
Lethe
the trickling stream that Dante and Virgil follow into the surface world after climbing up/down Lucifer