Dante’s Inferno, Canto 23: JOVIAL FRIARS

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JOVIAL FRIARS

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pretend peacekeepers

fomenters of violence

they are hypocrites

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NOTE: Two Jovial Friars are among the hypocrites. They were brought into Florence to keep the peace, but instead they sided with different political parties and fomented violence.

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https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/22/dantes-inferno-canto-23-retelling-the-hypocrites/

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