It poisoned him.
It caused him to melt.
It burned him up into ash.
It sent him into painful paroxysms.
A wind came up and blew his ashes away.
He rose up again like the Phoenix.
He rose into Paradise.
His form was burned into the rock.
The war between Rome and Babylon.
The war between the Venetian Republican and the Duchy of Milan.
The war between Florence and Siena.
The war between the Black and White Guelphs.
He challenged God.
He attempted to flee the chasm.
He attacked the guardian dragon.
He attempted to leap on the back of a centaur.
They are borne off by demons.
They are transformed into hideous monsters.
They are freed to leave Hell.
They are burned into ash.