Venice Cit Excelentissima Selections from the Renaissance Diaries of Marin Sanudo When Venice was both a center of Renaissance culture and a gathering place for news from around the world Marin Sanudo tried to write everything down He was the finest diarist of his time with a kee

  • Title: Venice, Cità Excelentissima: Selections from the Renaissance Diaries of Marin Sanudo
  • Author: Marino Sanudo Patricia H. Labalme Laura Sanguineti White
  • ISBN: 9780801887659
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When Venice was both a center of Renaissance culture and a gathering place for news from around the world, Marin Sanudo tried to write everything down He was the finest diarist of his time, with a keen eye for the everyday and the monumental alike Venice, Cit Excelentissima offers a broad and engaging introduction to Sanudo s detailed observations of life in his belovedWhen Venice was both a center of Renaissance culture and a gathering place for news from around the world, Marin Sanudo tried to write everything down He was the finest diarist of his time, with a keen eye for the everyday and the monumental alike Venice, Cit Excelentissima offers a broad and engaging introduction to Sanudo s detailed observations of life in his beloved city and the world it knew.This expertly translated volume glimpses into Renaissance life at a spectacular time when Venice was at the top of its game Organized thematically, the selections offer a Venetian s viewpoint of the glories of high culture, the gritty reality and sparkling drama of daily life, the perils of diplomacy and war, and the high risk ventures of voyages and commerce.Here, the work of the Renaissance s most assiduous historian is finally given the accessibility it warrants and the merit it is due.

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    1. p. 237"February 1, 1499 (2:391) This morning at Rialto a considerable crowd gathered at this bank to withdraw money, but even by a late hour none of the Garzoni [the owners] had come to the bank. Therefore, everyone became suspicious, and there was much grumbling throughout the city. And I do not wish to neglect recording that 500 ducats that my mother had received from a legacy had been deposited in this bank. Since I know what was happening, I ordered ser Lunardo, my brother, to withdraw it, a [...]

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