This video is London major contribution to the celebrations in the current Anno Dantesco. It was produced for the Italian Ministry of Culture, Corriere della Sera and CEPELL (Centro per il Libro e la Lettura) and features the actress Greta Scacchi reading Dante’s Inferno Canto V and the critic Ian Thomson providing a commentary on the influence of Dante on Anglophone literature, especially the Romantics. The video in English with Italian subtitles and is richly illustrated with images from editions and incunabula from the Italian Cultural Institute Library collections.