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In Dante Satan does not have any power in the workings of hell. So if not for Satan...

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sarlevy | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 16, 2012 at 8:26 PM via web

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In Dante Satan does not have any power in the workings of hell. So if not for Satan than who is in charge in Dante's vision of hell?

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leahmonee | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted October 1, 2012 at 8:27 PM (Answer #1)

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God is in charge of Dante's vision of Hell. Because Satan is also a sinner (he went against God), he suffers punishment along with the other sinners in Hell. God has the ultimate power over everything.

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