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Households in Fourteenth-Century Venetian Crete
According to Aristotle, the household was one of the constituent parts of the state. He defined the household in its complete form as consisting of slaves and freemen. Within the household heExpand
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Greek women in Latin households of fourteenth-century Venetian Crete
Of all the inhabitants, both Latin and Greek, of the colony of Crete, Greek women of the elite and the poorest unfree Greek women were the most vulnerable to the process of colonization after theExpand
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Women under Venetian Colonial Rule in the Early Renaissance: Observations on Their Economic Activities
This article presents previously unpublished data from the Archives of the Duke of Candia (Crete) pertaining to the economic activities of Greek, Latin, and Jewish women in the Venetian colony of theExpand
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Uncommon Dominion: Venetian Crete and the Myth of Ethnic Purity
From 1211 until its loss to the Ottomans in 1669, the Greek island we know as Crete was the Venetian colony of Candia. Ruled by a paid civil service fully accountable to the Venetian Senate, CandiaExpand
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Domestic Slavery in Renaissance Italy1
It is unlikely that additional quantifiable data found in Italian archives will alter significantly the conclusions reached by twentieth-century economic historians about slavery in Italy during theExpand
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Encounters with the Other: Cultural Convergence and Identity in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean
The past several decades have witnessed an explosion of literature on Europe and ‘new worlds’—on European encounters with the ‘other’. Early European observers of foreign, unknown lands recordedExpand