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Here's why Dante's Inferno matters, in 60 seconds

This feature was produced in collaboration between Vox Creative and Sony. Vox Media editorial staff was not involved in the creation or production of this content.

You have an idea of what hell looks like, but do you know why? It's all thanks to Dante's Divine Comedy and its depiction of hell — here's how the Inferno section has shaped pop culture, in 60 seconds.


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