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Political Rituals


Casini, Matteo, I gesti del principe : la festa politica a Firenze e Venezia in età rinascimentale (Venice, 1996)

Fenlon, Iain, Music and Culture in Late Renaissance Italy (Oxford, 2002)


Boholm, Asa, ‘The Coronation of Female Death: The Dogaressa of Venice’, Man, n. s., 27 (1992), 91-104. JSTOR

Carroll, Linda L., ‘Carnival Rites as Vehicles of Protest in Renaissance Venice', Sixteenth Century Journal 16 (1985), 487-502. JSTOR

Cumming, Julie E., ‘Music for the Doge in Early Renaissance Venice’, Speculum 67 (1992), 324-364. JSTOR

Fenlon, Iain, The Ceremonial City: History, Memory and Myth in Renaissance Venice (New Haven, 2007)

Hopkins, Andrew, ‘The Influence of Ducal Ceremony on Church Design in Venice’, Architectural History 41 (1998), 30-48. JSTOR

Hurlburt, Holly S., The Dogaressa of Venice, 1200-1500: Wife and Icon (Basingstoke, 2006)

Muir, Edward, Civic Ritual in Renaissance Venice (Princeton, NJ, 1981)

Muir, Edward, ‘Images of Power: Art and Pageantry in Renaissance Venice’, American Historical Review 84 (1979), 16-52. JSTOR

Rosand, D., Myths of Venice: the Figuration of a State (Chapel Hill, 2001)

Rosand, Ellen, ‘Music in the Myth of Venice’, Renaissance Quarterly 30 (1977), 511-537. JSTOR

Stevens, Denis, ‘Ceremonial Music in Medieval Venice’, The Musical Times 119 (1978), 321-323 + 325-327. JSTOR

Urban, Lina, Processioni e feste dogali (Vicenza, 1998)

Vivo, Filippo de, Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics (Oxford, 2007)

Wilson, Bronwen, ‘“Il bel sesso, e l'austero Senato”: The Coronation of Dogaressa Morosina Morosini Grimani’, Renaissance Quarterly 52 (1999), 73-139. JSTOR