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Author Madden, Thomas F.

Title Enrico Dandolo and the rise of Venice / Thomas F. Madden.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University, 2003.

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 UniM Bail  945.3104092 DANO/ MADD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 298 pages : iil. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Rise of the New Families 1 -- 2 Patriarch Enrico Dandolo & the Reform of the Venetian Church 19 -- 3 Vitale Dandolo & the Reform of the Venetian State 39 -- 4 Coming of Age, 1175-1192 63 -- 5 Medieval Dogeship & the Election of 1192 90 -- 6 Enrico Dandolo's Dogeship: The First Decade, 1192-1201 105 -- 7 Crucible of the Crusade 117 -- 8 Venice & the Diversion 133 -- 9 Conquest of Constantinople 155 -- 10 Venetians in the Jatin Empire, 1204-1205 173 -- Epilogue: Birth of a Maritime Empire 195 -- Appendix Dandolo Genealogy 201.
Summary Between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries, Venice transformed itself from a struggling merchant commune to a powerful maritime empire that would shape events in the Mediterranean for the next four hundred years. In this magisterial new book on medieval Venice, Thomas F. Madden traces the city-state's extraordinary rise through the life of Enrico Dandolo (c. 1107--1205), who ruled Venice as doge from 1192 until his death. The first full-length study devoted to Dandolo's life and times corrects the many misconceptions about him which have accumulated over the centuries, offering an accurate and incisive assessment of Dandolo's motives, abilities, and achievements as doge, as well as his role -- and Venice's -- in the Fourth Crusade.
Subject Dandolo, Enrico, 1108-1205.
Heads of state -- Italy -- Venice -- Biography.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.
ISBN 0801873177 (hardcover : alk. paper)