Translation in blank verse by Hermann E.G. Gmelin (Wüstenrot 1900 – Kiel 1958), German philologist and professor at the university of Kiel.

First edition in three volumes published at Stuttgart in 1949.

To listen to an uncommon reading of the opening words of Hell in the German translation by Ernest Gmelin watch the video Glottis at minute  25:40.

Incipit dell’Inferno