Author: Uwe Israel

This magnificent bird’s-eye view shows Venice in 1500; the title: Venetie MD indicates the subject matter. 1 Figure 5.1 Jacopo de’ Barbari, Venetie MD. Woodcut (Anton Kolb) Nuremberg 1500, 134,5 × 282 cm., Venice, Biblioteca del Museo Correr, cl. xli n. 57 (source: Wikimedia commons). From a

In: Migrating Words, Migrating Merchants, Migrating Law
Author: Ulrich Wyrwa

semantics of the Venetian Catholic press, some brief remarks regarding the foundation of the newspaper and the context of the Catholic Church in Venice are necessary. 32 After the merger of the Veneto into the Italian Kingdom, a number of Catholic priests of Venice presented at the beginning of 1867 the

In: Church History and Religious Culture
Author: Erica Ianiro

This paper will enquire into a number of significant texts related to the diplomatic interaction between Venice, the European states and the Ottoman Empire from the peace signed in Carlowitz 1 until the end of the Republic (1797), using an unexpected source: commercial documents. My analysis

In: The Treaties of Carlowitz (1699)
This study examines the emergence and early history of copyright in Venice and Rome, focusing in particular on the privilegio and the use made of it by printers, publishers, engravers, painters, architects, mapmakers, and others in the sixteenth century to protect their commercial interests in various types of printed images. These include separately sold engravings, woodcuts, and etchings, as well as illustrations in books.
The first part of the book surveys printmaking and the privilegio in sixteenth-century Venice and Rome together with the related issues of licensing and censorship. The second part documents many of the recipients who were granted the privilegio.
The book introduces the reader to the richly competitive world of printmaking and print publishing in Renaissance Italy.
Author: Kathryn Taylor

relatives, whose official role as part of the embassy was not clearly defined. Certainly, one of the functions of large diplomatic retinues was to impress upon members of the court to which they were sent the power and splendor of the state that they represented. In Venice as in other states, however

In: Journal of Early Modern History
Author: Yasmin Haskell

’s “didactic prolusion” was addressed to his rhetoric students in Venice and first published there in 1709. By attending closely to the pragmatics of the poem—its literary and institutional contexts and paratexts—we learn more about Jesuit understandings of prudence and approaches to moral counselling in this

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies
Économie maritime et pouvoirs à Venise (XVe-XVIe siècles)
The convoys of public galleys, the typical form of Venetian medieval sea-faring, had disappeared gradually by the time of the battle of Lepanto. This disappearance was not the sign of a general economic crisis, but was nevertheless the corollary of important political, economic and social changes which marked the history of sixteenth-century Venice. Through the study of economic actors, their identity, their practices and their functions, this book analyses public and private commercial navigation in relation to the evolution of forms and functions of the State, within a general context of the redefinition of the relationship between public good and private interests.