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Venice's Mediterranean Colonies Architecture and Urbanism

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ISBN-10: 052178235X

ISBN-13: 9780521782357

Edition: 2001

Authors: Maria Georgopoulou

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This text examines the architecture and urbanism of the Venetian colonies of the Eastern Mediterranean, looking at how their built environments expressed cultural ties with both Venice and Byzantium.
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Book details

List price: $100.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/19/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Introduction: Venice's empire
Constructing an Empire
The city as locus of colonial rule
Signs of power
Venice, the heir of Byzantium
Mapping the Colonial Territory
Patron saints, relics, and martyria
The blessings of the friars
The Greeks and the city
Segregation within the walls: the Judaica
Symbols of Colonial Control
Ritualizing colonial practices
Colonialism and the metropole
Conclusion