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Prostitution and Violence

Site Visit
Seminar Questions
  • How was prostitution organised and controlled in Renaissance Venice?
  • How was violence expressed and controlled in the Republic of Venice in the Renaissance?
Core Reading

You should each read three of the following items:

Further Documents
  • 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. 113-58, 311-21.
Indications for Further Reading