Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 30: DROPSY, AKA EDEMA

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DROPSY, AKA EDEMA

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Master Adamo’s

Swollen body resembles a lute —

Swollen with dropsy

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NOTE: Master Adamo was a counterfeiter, and in the Inferno he suffers from dropsy, which makes his belly swell. If his arms and legs were cut off, he would look like a lute or a guitar. The modern term for dropsy is edema.

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