Greed And Punishments In Dante's Inferno

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Hell is a unknown realm that sinners are put into for doing terrible things in their lifetimes. Hell is only available after death, in the afterlife and your actions will decide if you will go to hell or not. In dante's inferno, there are a total of 9 levels of hell and the intensity of the sin increases as you go down the levels. There is a variety of sins that dante witnesses and the punishments that go along with it.
Greed, the fourth circle of hell, is the sin of intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food. Dante and Virgil see the souls being punished for their sins and notice that there is two distinct groups.To illustrate, plutus says,”All of them were asquint In intellect in the first time, so much That
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