The Golden Age of the Venetian Republic
Where: Italian Cultural Institute
686 Park Ave.
212-879-4242 Price: Free
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“Venice and the Ottoman Empire”
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“Freedom of Thought in Renaissance Venice”
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In talks that explore La Serenissima’s social, cultural, and political history, bestselling Italian historian and novelist Alessandro Barbero views Venice’s relationship with the Ottoman Empire through the lens of the epic Battle of Lepanto in 1571, while Edward Muir Jr. examines the remarkably free exchange of ideas that flourished in Venice—some of them incendiary.Buy tickets/get more info now