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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
convinced Caesar to betray his friend Pompey and invade the city of Rome; tongue is cut in half
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
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
alchemist renowned for creating credible imitations of precious metals; makes fun of the Sienese despite being from Siena
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