In Canto VI of Dante's Inferno, what sin have the inmates committed and what is their punishment? thanks
In Canto VI, Circle 3 of the Inferno , Dante encounters the gluttonous - those who sinned by failing to check their appetite for food and drink. They lie face-down in mud generated by an incessant storm of rain, hail, and snow, simultaneously under attack from the three-headed guard dog of the classical Hades, Cerberus. Dante contraposes their sin with the punishment of having to continually ingest mud...
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