By Eric R Dursteler
The sector of Venetian reports has skilled an important enlargement in recent times, and the better half to Venetian background, 1400-1797 offers a unmarried quantity evaluate of the latest advancements. it truly is geared up thematically and covers a number of subject matters together with political tradition, economic system, faith, gender, artwork, literature, tune, and the surroundings. each one bankruptcy offers a huge yet accomplished ancient and historiographical review of the present nation and destiny instructions of analysis. The spouse to Venetian historical past, 1400-1797 represents a brand new element of reference for the subsequent new release of scholars of early sleek Venetian stories, in addition to extra generally for students engaged on all features of the early sleek world.
Contributors are Alfredo Viggiano, Benjamin Arbel, Michael Knapton, Claudio Povolo, Luciano Pezzolo, Anna Bellavitis, Anne Schutte, Guido Ruggiero, Benjamin Ravid, Silvana Seidel Menchi, Cecilia Cristellon, David D’Andrea, Elisabeth Crouzet-Pavan, Wolfgang Wolters, Dulcia Meijers, Massimo Favilla, Ruggero Rugolo, Deborah Howard, Linda Carroll, Jonathan Glixon, Paul Grendler, Edward Muir, William Eamon, Edoardo Demo, Margaret King, Mario Infelise, Margaret Rosenthal and Ronnie Ferguson.
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21–23. ”35 The most substantial and influential new history of Venice in this period, and the most noteworthy in the parade of foreign histories of the Republic, was the “robust” Geschichte von Venedig of the Austrian archivist and historian Heinrich Kretschmayr. The first volume was published in 1905, the second was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I and did not appear until 1920, and the third not until 1933, following the destruction of his notes in a 1927 fire. 36 Kretschmayr’s treatment of Venice is in many ways an outgrowth of the 19th-century historiographical tradition.
Venezia e l’Austria (Venice, 1999), pp. 365–66. 21 Romanin’s expansive survey of Venetian history was shaped by the political and historiographical climate of his day. ” His version of Venice’s past was intended to be an “admonition to the foreigner to judge better this venerable city” and an “incitement to Venetians to arise from their sloth” and rediscover the “past glories” of their history. ”22 Romanin’s sympathetic historical defense of Venice resurrected many of the elements of the old, positive myth of Venice.
Quite the contrary, it embedded the reality of the city’s origins, the dispersion of communities over the lands and waters of the lagoon refuge as the first Venice—maritime Venice—was born. With time, however, things changed. In the 15th century, in the texts adopted by the various city councils, occurrences of the word “Rialto” were not uncommon. Yet when designating the capital city, that term tended to be supplanted by another, “Venice,” a word that, in the singular, lost its ambivalence, captured as it were by reference only to the city of the lagoon.
A Companion to Venetian History, 1400-1797 by Eric R Dursteler