eBook prepared by Dennis McCarthy, Atlanta, GA.THE DIVINE COMEDYOF DANTE ALIGHIERI(1265-1321)TRANSLATED BYHENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW(1807-1882)CANTICLE II: PURGATORIOCREDITSThe base text for this edition has been provided by Digital Dante, aproject sponsored by Columbia University's Institute for LearningTechnologies. Specific thanks goes to Jennifer Hogan (ProjectEditor/Director), Tanya Larkin (Assistant to Editor), Robert W. Cole(Proofreader/Assistant Editor), and Jennifer Cook (Proofreader).The Digital Dante Project is a digital 'study space' for Dante studies andscholarship. The project is multi-faceted and fluid by nature of the Web.Digital Dante attempts to organize the information most significant forstudents first engaging with Dante and scholars researching Dante. Thedigital of Digital Dante incurs a new challenge to the student, thescholar, and teacher, perusing the Web: to become proficient in the newtools, e.g., Search, the Discussion Group, well enough to look beyond thetechnology and delve into the content. For more information and access tothe project, please visit its web site at:http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/projects/dante/ For this Project Gutenberg edition the eBook was rechecked. The editorgreatly thanks Dian McCarthy for her assistance in proofreading theParadiso. Also deserving praise are Herbert Fann for programming the texteditor "Desktop Tools/Edit" and the late August Dvorak for designing hiskeyboard layout. Please refer to The PGCC Collection eBook: eBook listings forother editions or translations of 'The Divine Comedy.' For this three partedition of 'The Divine Comedy' please refer to the end of the Paradiso forsupplemental materials.