Abandon all hope, you who enter here  

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In The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri passes through the Gate of Hell, on which is inscribed the famous phrase, "Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch'intrate" or "Abandon all hope, you who enter here".

Verbatim, the line translates as "Leave (lasciate) every (ogne) hope (speranza), ye (voi) that (ch') enter (intrate)."

Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho begins with the words “Abandon all hope ye who enter here”.

English translations

There are many English translations of this famous line. Some examples include

See also

"Abandon all hope, you who enter here".

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