The Professionalization of Cryptology in Sixteenth-Century Venice

@article{Iordanou2018ThePO,
  title={The Professionalization of Cryptology in Sixteenth-Century Venice},
  author={Ioanna Iordanou},
  journal={Enterprise \& Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={979 - 1013}
}
  • I. Iordanou
  • Published 24 September 2018
  • Sociology
  • Enterprise & Society
This article examines the evolution of cryptology as a business trait and a distinct state-controlled and -regulated profession in sixteenth-century Venice. It begins by briefly discussing the systematic development of cryptology in the Renaissance. Following an examination of the amateur use of codes and ciphers by members of the Venetian merchant and ruling classes, and subsequently by members of all layers of Venetian society, the article moves on to discuss the professionalization of… Expand
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