While in the forest of the seventh circle of hell, Dante plucks a branch from a tree and is shocked when the tree cries out in pain. The tree is actually Pier delle Vigne, an advisor to Frederick II who killed himself when his reputation was ruined by false rumors.
Pier delle Vigne Character Timeline in Inferno
The timeline below shows where the character Pier delle Vigne appears in Inferno. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.