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Did Dante's Divine Comedy describe or define Christian views on the afterlife?

Dante's Divine Comedy, the 14th century epic poem describing a journey through the various levels of Hell, Purgatory and Heaven and the persons or types of persons who inhabit each level (including ...
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According to Catholic theology, can a damned person be resuscitated, converted, and then go to Heaven?

In canto 20 of Dante's Paradiso, Dante describes what Ciardi's footnotes on lines 106-117 say is a pious tradition that Pope Gregory (540-604) prayed for the salvation of the Emperor Trajan (53-117) ...
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