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INFERNO: Canto 17 - The Beast of Fraud

THE BEAST OF FRAUD In this canto, Dante and Virgil encounter Geryon (the beast of fraud) and the pilgrim will meet the last group of violent sinners-- those who make money from money. FURTHER READING: Banishing Usury: The Expulsion of Foreign Moneylenders in Medieval Europe, 1200-1450 Virtual Tour of Chapel Scrovegni (youtube) Usury in Dante's Inferno by Simon Ravenscroft (Scribd)

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