How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Dante's Inferno - Sins & Punishments

STUDY
PLAY
Unbaptized/Virtuous Pagans
Struck with grief from a lack of God's presence
Lustful
Blown about by a violent and endless wind
Gluttons
Bombarded with hail, rain and black snow
Hoarders
Forced to push boulders to the CENTER of the circle
Spenders
Forced to push boulders to the EDGES of the circle
Wrathful
Engaged in combat with one another on the surface of the River Styx
Sullen
Sunk to the bottom of the River Styx
Heretics
Locked in burning stone coffins
Violent
Forced to swim in a boiling stream of blood
Suicides
Transformed into thorny trees that are ripped apart by Harpies
Blasphemers/Sodomites/Usurers
Condemned to a desert of blazing sand with a constant rain of fire
Pimps/Seducers
Whipped by demons while marching
Flatterers
Immersed in human excrement
Simoniacs
Placed in holes head first with their legs exposed and burned
Diviners
Contorted until their heads are backward and they cry until blind
Corrupt Politicians
Immersed in pool of boiling pitch
Hypocrites
Forced to wear cloaks of lead
Thieves
Chased and bitten by reptiles
False Counselors
Wrapped in individual columns of flames
Schismatics
Split from chin to groin by sword
Falsifiers
Compelled to scratch their itching skin
Betrayers of Kin (Caina)
Lodged head first in blocks of ice
Betrayers of Country (Antinora)
Forced to eat one another
Brutus, Cassius, Judas Iscariot (Center)
Chewed endlessly in Lucifer's jaws
Betrayers of Guests (Ptolomea)
Lodged head up in blocks of ice with frost freezing their eyes so that they cannot cry
Betrayers of Benefactors (Judecca)
Contorted and lodged completely within blocks of ice