Venice Besieged: Politics and Diplomacy in the Italian Wars, 1494 1534

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The Republic of Venice experienced relentless crisis in the early sixteenth century-political, military, ideological, and commercial. Focusing on Venice's involvement in the Italian Wars, these essays examine various episodes and dimensions of that time of troubles. These include the impact of apocalyptic speculation on political action, the driving force behind the creation of the Ghetto, the Venetian contribution to the infamous Sack of Rome, links between the spice trade and military disaster, the significance of old age ...

Venice Besieged: Politics and Diplomacy in the Italian Wars, 1494 1534 2008, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754659686

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