E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
We have Dantes notion of the infernal regions in his Inferno; Homers in the Odyssey, book xi.; Virgils in the Æneid, book vi.; Spensers in the Faërie Queene, book ii. canto 7; Ariostos in the Orlando Furioso, book xvii.; Tassos in Jerusalem Delivered, book iv.; Miltons in Paradise Lost; Fénelons in Télémaque, book xviii.; and Beckfords in his romance of Vathek.