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    Trade in Early Modern Venice and Ottoman Societies The Mediterranean world in early modern times was exceptionally complex and divided, though at the same time connected in ways that allowed each to learn from the other without giving up their individuality. This paper’s intent is to delve into what made the trade relations between the Ottoman Empire and Christian Europe, with a heavy focus on Venice, function while allowing each side to retain its individuality and take from the other culture. The line between east and west was quite obvious, while at the same time transparent and fluid, in how people and ideas moved from one side to another. The first step in having successful trade with a different group or person was being connected enough to comprehend their…

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    The Renaissance era lasted from the early 1300s to the mid-1600s and was coined the period of rebirth or classical revival of the classical past. During this time, God became less of the focal point and humanism (man was at the measure of all things) took root. Italy was perhaps one of the most important regions of the time due to its beauty and grandeur. The top city-states during the Renaissance included Florence, Milan, and Venice. In an effort to understand how the Renaissance period…

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    The Renaissance In Italy

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    26). The Crusade was called by Pope Urban II at Clermont in 1095 as a result of the rapid increase of population during the 10th century (Bartlett, p. 26). The population increase among the warrior nobility, along with the desire to expand trade, led to a confrontation between Europe and the Muslim states situated in the southern and eastern Mediterranean, which incited Europeans to seek materialistic and superficial desires, such as land and fame, and was guised in the name of religion…

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    Taking to the sea’s the explorers traveled along the southern coasts of Asia where they anchored at Samarkand; a major trading outpost along the Silk Road that Marco described as “a noble and great city, where there are many gardens with fruits in abundance. Muslims and Christians live side-by-side and they are religiously tolerant to each other.” Making note of the spread of Christianity one can see how it took hold in one of Asia’s most prominent market cities. Passing through Samarkand the…

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    Women In The Renaissance Throughout history, women have continuously been the victims of discrimination and sexism. During the Renaissance Era, which lasted from the fourteenth century to the sixteenth, things were no different. Although the Renaissance was supposed to be a time of “rebirth” and improvement in society,women did not experience these positive effects due to their treatment and society’s unfair expectations. The Renaissance was a time of rebirth during the fall of the middle…

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    Jakia Islam UCLA ID: 804789190 Renaissance and Baroque Art: Discussion 1I A Formal Analysis of The Crucifixion The Renaissance Period is often seen as a revival of classic art which bridges the transition of the artwork of the Middle Ages to the artwork of the Early Modern Era. Many artworks during the Renaissance were influenced by the preceding era, the Middle Ages. During the Middle Ages, depictions of biblical tales were quite common and this trend continued into the Renaissance. The…

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    Symbol Example from story Importance Act 1: Nature “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.”- Lady Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5 line 72-73) “The air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle sense.” - King Duncan (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 1-2) “... heaven’s breath smells wooingly here.” - Banquo (Act 1, Scene 6, Line 6-7) All of these lines compare Macbeth to something in nature. Lady Macbeth’s line says that Macbeth needs to look like a flower but really be a snake deep…

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    Venice Persuasive Essay

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    1 | VENICE Among those who've apparent it in person, the cessation is unanimous: Venice is the a lot of admirable city-limits in the world, and the alone one that can absolutely be declared as unique. Anniversary architectonics is a plan of art, with their adorableness added if reflected on the canals that cantankerous the city. Its bewitched backdrop is alluring and amazing at aboriginal sight, evoking the activity of entering the ambience of a real-life bogie tale. It's conceivably even…

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    Byron uses the image of the gondola as a synecdoche for the city of Venice. No other symbol fully encapsulates the fluidity and restlessness of the city, nor the pervasive intermixing of life and death that characterises Venice so fully. This is particularly true of Beppo, in which the gondola functions as a demonstration of the thin boundaries between the two seemingly antithetical states of life and death in Venice. The connection between the gondola and Venice is established in the opening…

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    Venice, Italy is a destination everyone deserves to visit in their lifetime. Rich in culture, history and a variety of art it’s definitely a place to go. The history of Venice includes many different things. First there is “The Plague” which was a huge problem in Venice during the Middle Ages. It struck not only Venice but also countries around Europe and also in China. When it was most deadly during the medieval time period and many knew it as “The Black Death.” The Plague was a disease that…

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