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The Stato da mar and the Stato da terra

E-resources

Map of the Stato da mar from the 15th to the 17th centuries.

Map of Venetian expansion on the Terraferma

Stato da mar. An international project publishing the records of officials of the Stato da mar.

General Reading

The articles on the origins of the state in Italy, 1300-1600 in the supplement to The Journal of Modern History 67 (December, 1995)

Chittolini, Giorgio, 'Cities, "City-States," and Regional States in North-Central Italy', Theory and Society 18/5 (1989), 689-706.

Scott, Tom, 'The Economic Policies of the Regional City-States of Renaissance Italy. Observations on a Neglected Theme', Quaderni storici 49/145 (2014), 219-263

Venice

Barzman, Karen, The Limits of Identity: Early Modern Venice, Dalmatia, and the Representation of Difference (Leiden, 2017)

Bowd, Stephen D., Venice's Most Loyal City: Civic Identity in Renaissance Brescia (Cambridge, Mass., 2010)

Camiz, Alessandro, Alessndro Bruccoleri, Seda Baydur, and Göksu Atmaca, 'Venetian defense in the Mediterranean: Nicosia's city walls, Cyprus (1567-1570), in Giorgio Verdiani (ed.), Defensive Architecture of the Mediterranean XV to XVIII Centuries, Vol. III, (Florence, 2016), 363-370.

Carbone, Stefano (ed.), Venice and the Islamic world, 828-1797 (New Haven, 2007)

Casini, Matteo, ‘Fra città-stato e Stato regionale: riflessioni politiche sulla Repubblica di Venezia in età moderna’, Studi Veneziani 44 (2002), 15-36.

Cozzi, G., and M. Knapton, Storia della Repubblica di Venezia dalla Guerra di Chioggia alla riconquista della Terraferma (Turin, 1986)

Cracco, G., and M. Knapton (eds), Dentro lo ‘Stado italico’: Venezia e la Terraferma fra Quattro- e Seicento (Trento, 1984) [See particularly the essays of Knapton, Law, and Grubb].

Dal Borgo, Michela, 'Strutture Militari Veneziane: le città murate dello Stato da Terra e le città fortificate dello Stato da Mar', Mediterranean World 21 (2012), 149-63.

Del Torre, Giuseppe, Venezia e la terraferma dopo la guerra di Cambrai (Milan, 1986)

Faggion, Lucien, 'Violence, Rites and Social Regulation in the Venetian Terra Firma in the Sixteenth Century', in Jonathan Davies (ed.), Aspects of Violence in Renaissance Europe (Farnham, 2013), pp. 185-204.

Gioia, Cristina, 'Aristocratic Bandits and Outlaws: Stories of Violence and Blood Vendetta on the Border of the Venetian Republic (16th-17th Century)', in Steven G. Ellis and Lud’a Klusáková (eds), Imaging Frontiers, Contesting Identities (Pisa, 2007), pp. 93-107.

Grubb, James, Firstborn of Venice: Vicenza in the Early Renaissance State (Baltimore, 1988)

Hale, J.R. (ed.), Renaissance Venice (London, 1973) [Especially the essays by Herlihy, Mallett, Rubinstein]

Hurlburt, Holly S., 'Body of Empire: Caterina Corner in Venetian History and Iconography', Early Modern Women 4 (2009), 61-99

Hurlburt, Holly S., Daughter of Venice: Caterina Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance (New Haven, 2015)

Knapton, Michael, 'Land and Economic Policy in Later Fifteenth-Century Padua', in Michael Knapton, John E. Law, Alison A. Smith (eds), Venice and the Veneto during the Renaissance: the Legacy of Benjamin Kohl (Florence, 2014), pp. 197-257.

Knapton, Michael, Una Repubblica di Uomini: Saggi di storia veneta, ed. Andrea Gardi, Gian Maria Varanini, and Andrea Zannini (Udine, 2017) [See especially the essay 'City Wealth and State Wealth in Northeast Italy, 14th-17th Centuries' pp. 237-66 and the Bibliography]

Kohl, Benjamin G., Culture and Politics in Early Renaissance Padua (Aldershot, 2002)

Kohl, Benjamin G., 'Renaissance Padua as Kunstwerk: Policy and Custom in the Governance of a Renaissance City', in Michael Knapton, John E. Law, Alison A. Smith (eds), Venice and the Veneto during the Renaissance: the Legacy of Benjamin Kohl (Florence, 2014), pp. 187-96.

Lanaro, Paola, I mercati nella Repubblica Veneta. Economie cittadine e stato territoriale (secoli XV-XVIII) (Venice, 1998)

Lane, F.C., Venice: A Maritime Republic (Baltimore, 1973).

Law, John E., Venice and the Veneto in the Early Renaissance (Aldershot, 2000)

Libby, Lester J., Jr., ‘The Reconquest of Padua in 1509 according to the Diary of Girolamo Priuli’, Renaissance Quarterly 28 (1975), 323-31. JSTOR

Maglaque, Erin, 'Humanism and Colonial Governance in the Venetian Aegean: The Case of Giovanni Bembo,' Journal of Early Modern History 19 (2015), 45-70.

Mallett, M.E., ‘La conquista della Terraferma’, in Storia di Venezia, vol. 4, Il Rinascimento. Politica e cultura, ed. Alberto Tenenti and Ugo Tucci (Rome, 1996)

Mallett, M.E., ‘Venezia e la politica italiana: 1454-1530’, in Storia di Venezia, vol. 4, Il Rinascimento. Politica e cultura, ed. Alberto Tenenti and Ugo Tucci (Rome, 1996)

Mallett, M.E., and J.R. Hale, The Military Organisation of a Renaissance State: Venice ca. 1400-1617 (Cambridge, 1984)

Nicol, Donald M., Byzantium and Venice: A Study in Diplomatic and Cultural Relations (Cambridge,1988)

O'Connell, Monique, 'Legitimating Venetian Expansion: Patricians and Secretaries in the Fifteenth Century', Michael Knapton, John E. Law, Alison A. Smith (eds), Venice and the Veneto during the Renaissance: the Legacy of Benjamin Kohl (Florence, 2014), pp. 71-85

O’Connell, Monique, Men of Empire: Power and Negotiation in Venice's Maritime State (Baltimore, 2009)

O'Connell, Monique, 'Voluntary Submission and the Ideology of Venetian Empire' I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance 20 (2017), 9-39.

Pederzani, Ivana, Venezia e lo "Stado di Terraferma": Il governo delle communità nel territorio bergamesco (sec. XV-XVIII) (Milan, 1992)

Roberts, Sean, 'The Lost Map of Matteo de' Pasti: Cartography, Diplomacy, and Espionage in the Renaissance Adriatic,' Journal of Early Modern History 20 (2016), 19-38.

Romano, Dennis, The Likeness of Venice: A Life of Doge Francesco Foscari, 1373-1457 (New Haven, 2007)

Sanudo, Marino, Itinerario di Marin Sanuto per la terraferma veneziana, nell' anno MCCCCLXXXIII (Padua, 1847) Google Book

Viggiano, Alfredo, ‘Il Dominio da terra: politica e istituzioni’, Storia di Venezia, vol. 4, Il Rinascimento. Politica e cultura, ed. Alberto Tenenti and Ugo Tucci (Rome, 1996)

Viggiano, Alfredo, Governanti e governati: legittimità del potere ed esercizio dell'autorità sovrana nello Stato veneto della prima età moderna (Treviso, 1993)