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Religious Life

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Core Reading
  • Sanudo, Marin, Venice, Cità excelentissima: selections from the Renaissance diaries of Marin Sanudo, ed. and trans. Patricia H. Labalme and Laura Sanguineti White (Baltimore, 2008), pp. 359-426.

The Churches of Venice

Gabrieli, Giovanni, Music for San Rocco

Seminar Questions
  • How was lay piety expressed in Venice in this period?

  • To what degree did reformist religious ideas penetrate the city in the sixteenth century?
  • How did Catholic reform change Venetian culture?

Indications for Further Reading

Titian, Madonna with Saints and Members of the Pesaro Family (detail)