Translation in terza rima di José Pedro Xavier Pinheiro (1822 – 1882), Brazilian man of letters.
First edition of the Inferno published at Rio de Janeiro in 1888.
The complete Portuguese translation of the Divine Comedy by P. X. Pinheiro is accessible online.

To listen to the opening words of Hell in the Portuguese translation by P. X. Pinheiro watch the video Glottis at minute 40:44.

 

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Incipit dell’Inferno