War, culture, and society in Renaissance Venice: essays in honour of John Hale

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Hambledon Press, 1993 - History - 248 pages
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While the majority of these essays are about wars fought against Venice's enemies or on the building and defence of Venetian and other fortifications, there are also essays on other aspects of Venetian life and art: on Giorgione's earliest work; on the career of a Venetian pope; on the building of the Ca' d'Oro; and on the Diarii of Marino Sanuto.

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Contents

The Cittadella of Verona
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The Defence of Venices Mainland Greek
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Venice and the War of Ferrara 148284
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Copyright

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About the author (1993)

J. R. Hale was formerly Professor of Italian History at University College London. He had been a Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Jesus College, Oxford; the founding Professor of History at the University of Warwick; a visiting fellow at the Harvard Centre for Renaissance Studies, I Tatti, Florence; and Professor of Italian at University College London. He was a fellow of the British Academy, a former chairman of the Trustees of the National Gallery and was knighted for "services to learning and the arts" in 1984. His books include "England and the Italian Renaissance" (1954), "Machiavelli and Renaissance" Italy (1961), "Renaissance Exploration" (1968), "Renaissance War Studies" (1983), "War and Society in Renaissance Europe 1450-1620" (1985) and "The Civilization of Europe in the Renaissance" (1993). Professor Hale died in 1999.

David Champbers is a Reader in Renaissance Studies, Warburg Institute.

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