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The Venetian Republic and the Church


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Davidson, Nicholas S., The Venetian Inquisition (Oxford, 1991)

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Wright, A. D., ‘Republican Tradition and the Maintenance of “National” Religious Traditions in Venice’, Renaissance Studies 10 (1996), 405–416.

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