Dante’s Circles of Hell, Redesigned in LEGO Form

This article is over 12 years old and may contain outdated information

About a year ago, LEGO modeler Mihai Mihu began a massive new project to portray all the levels of Hell from Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy as LEGO sets. Today, Mihu’s descent into the punishments of humanity is complete, which is the perfect time to look back at all the hard work.  See all nine blocky levels of Hell, presented below.

Recommended Videos

In an interview posted on The Brother’s Brick, Mihu said that Dante’s work served only as a framework for the models. Rather than making painstaking re-creations, the models are Mihu’s own interpretation. Nevertheless, its a fascinating project. All the sets are impressively built, and some manage to be downright disgusting. Which, of course, is only appropriate.

[View all on one page]

[geekovision id=54]

(all images by Mihai Mihu, via Brothers Brick)

Relevant to your interests

The Mary Sue is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more about our Affiliate Policy