Translation in terza rima by George Coșbuc (Hordou, today Coșbuc, 1866 – Bucharest 1918), Rumanian poet, translator, teacher, and journalist.
First edition, in three volumes, published at Bucharest in 1925, with a commentary by Ramiro Ortiz.
Iillustrated with the Italian anonymous xylographies of the XV century, taken from the Venetian edition of Quarenghi of 1497.
To know more about George Coșbuc click here. To know more about Ramiro Ortiz, Italian philologist and forerunner of Italian-Rumanian cultural relations, click here (in Italian).
To listen to the opening words of Hell in the Rumanian translation by G. Coşbuc watch the video Glottis at minute 58:28.
- Incipit dell’Inferno con incisione quattrocentesca raffigurante la selva oscura.
- Segue incipit dell’Inferno