Ángel Crespo

Ángel Crespo

Translation in terza rima by Ángel Crespo (Ciudad Real 1926 – Barcellona 1995), Spanish poet and literary critic.
First edition of the Inferno published at Barcelona in 1973 (Purgatory 1976, Paradise 1977).

To listen to the opening words of Hell through an unusual comparison between the Spanish translations by Ángel Crespo and by Bartolomé Mitre watch the video Glottis at minuto 37:45.

Frontespizio dell’Inferno
Incipit dell’Inferno


Ciudad Real en 1687, grabado de Juan Francisco Leonardo