Summary and Analysis: Book I, Cantos v-viii
A simple man: The disguised Archimago, who gives Satyrane and Una false information.
Ǽolus: The wind, father of Orgoglio.
Aescalpius: A fantastical healer who, though alive, has been consigned the darkest cave of hell for bringing the dead to life.
Diana or Cynthia: The virginal goddess of the hunt, who lives in the forests with an array of nymphs.
Earth: The mother of Orgoglio.
Hippolytus: A huntsman sent to hell because his father had him brought back from the dead.
Ignaro: Orgoglio’s stepfather, an ancient and blind man.
Jove: The king of the gods.
King of Babylon, King Croesus and Antiochus:...
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