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    Eighth sphere (heaven of the fixed stars): St. John questions Dante on the third theological virtue--love. Dante regains his sight, stronger than before; The light of Adam appears. Creator: Botticelli, Sandro Date: c.1480-c.1495 Medium: drawing

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