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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia


The name given to the eighth circle in Dante's "Inferno," as consisting of "evil pits," which the name means, 10 in number, for those guilty of frauds: contains seducers, flatterers, simonists, soothsayers, bribers and receivers of bribes, hypocrites, robbers, evil advisers, slanderers, forgers.

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Bibliography Information
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Malebolge'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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