The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0339 Monday, 21 February 2005
From: HR Greenberg <
Date: Friday, 18 Feb 2005 21:17:04 EST
Subject: Venetian Usury
Probably last question re review of MERCHANT OF VENICE.
I've learned that usury was practiced by Christians in Shakespeare's
England. Question: is it known whether usury was practiced by Christians
in Venice at Shakespeare's time. Thanks HR Greenberg MD
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