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History of Venice, Volume 2

Books V–VIII

Pietro Bembo

Edited and translated by Robert W. Ulery, Jr.

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ISBN 9780674022843

Publication Date: 05/01/2008

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432 pages

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  • Map: The Republic of Venice, ca. 1500
  • History of Venice
    • Book V (1499–1501)
      • Preparations of the Turks and the Venetians for war
      • Battle of the Venetian fleet with the Turkish
      • Lepanto is taken by the Turks
      • Antonio Grimani’s command of the fleet is abrogated
      • Wars of Cesare Borgia in Romagna
      • Return of Ludovico Sforza to Milan
      • Ludovico and Ascanio are captured
      • Progress of the war with the Turks
      • Second battle of the Venetian and Turkish fleets
      • Methoni is conquered by the Turks; Navarino is taken by the Turks
      • Coron and Aegina are taken by the Turks
      • Turks retire to Constantinople
      • Aegina is recovered by the Venetians; success of the Venetian fleet against the Turks; Samothrace is taken by the Venetians; execution of Carlo Contarini
      • Spanish sovereigns send fleet in aid of Venetians
      • Navarino retaken by the Venetians
      • Cephalonia attacked and taken
      • Gonzalo de Córdoba granted Venetian citizenship and noble status
      • Rewards to relatives of those who met death for the Republic
      • Abduction of a girl by Cesare Borgia
      • Treaty of the Venetians with King Ladislas of Hungary
      • Failed attack on Turkish ships at mouth of the Bojana river
      • Alessio surrenders to the Venetians
      • Reinforcements granted by Pope Alexander VI to the Venetians against the Turks, and summary of sale of indulgences in the Veneto
      • Cesare Borgia takes Faenza; death of Cardinal Battista Zen
      • Navarino again captured by the Turkish Sultan
      • Megara is destroyed by the Venetians
      • Durazzo captured by the Turks; death of Doge Agostino Barbarigo
    • Book VI (1501–1504)
      • Narrative of new lands and peoples
      • Peace agreement of King Louis of France with Emperor Maximilian I; Leonardo Loredan is declared doge
      • French and Portuguese fleets sent in aid of the Venetians retreat without success; King Federico of Naples is ousted by the kings of France and Spain, who divide the kingdom among themselves
      • Progress of the war of the Venetians against the Turks; war of the king of Hungary against the Turk
      • Mytilene is attacked by the Venetian and French fleet
      • The pirate Eric is captured and burned
      • Opposing declamations of Antonio Minio and Doge Loredan concerning the acceptance of half-pay of magistracies
      • Galley-captains denounced who had behaved as cowards
      • Lucrezia Borgia marries Alfonso d’Este; successes of the king of Hungary against the Turks; Venetian citizens at Constantinople restored to freedom
      • Towns of the Duke of Urbino are seized in ambush by Cesare Borgia
      • Anne de Candale marries the king of Hungary and comes to Venice; King Louis again comes to Italy, and the war of the same with the sovereigns of Spain on account of the borders of his dominion in the Kingdom of Naples
      • Lefkada is taken by the Venetians
      • Guidobaldo, Wnding no protection with King Louis, goes to Venice; then with the aid of the Orsini he returns to his duchy; many peoples wishing to surrender to the Republic are rejected
      • Embassy of the Spanish sovereigns to the Senate
      • Guidobaldo is again ousted by Cesare, and many princes are killed by the same
      • A law is passed against those who purchase benefices
      • Death of Cardinal Giovanni Michiel
      • Peace agreement of Bayazid with Venice and the king of Hungary
      • King Louis of France seeks a new treaty with Venice
      • Death of Pope Alexander VI and misfortunes of Cesare Borgia; death of Benedetto Pesaro
      • Guidobaldo again returns into his duchy
      • Pope Pius III is elected and dies; Julius II succeeds him
      • Many towns in Romagna surrender to the Republic
      • Machinations of Florence against Venice
      • Pandolfo Malatesta hands Rimini over to Venice
      • Faenza is taken by the Venetians
      • Pope Julius’ designs against the Venetians
      • Niccolò Orsini’s command is extended
    • Book VII (1504–1509)
      • Francesco Maria della Rovere is adopted by Guidobaldo
      • Treaty between Louis and Maximilian
      • Tron is hanged in Venice for treason; Giovanni Sforza, lord of Pesaro, is married in Venice; death of Queen Isabella of Spain; death of Ercole d’Este
      • Fondaco de’ Tedeschi at Venice burned, rebuilt more lavishly by the Senate
      • Disputes settled between Senate and Pope Julius, and eight ambassadors sent to him
      • Alfonso d’Este arrives in Venice; treaty of Louis with Ferdinand of Aragon
      • War with pirates; embassy of the sultan of Tunis to the Senate, and his gifts; Nuremberg asks for a sample of Venetian laws
      • Senate hands Alessio over to the Turkish sultan; death of Sabellico; ambassador of the sultan of Egypt comes to Venice to settle disputes
      • Letter of Pope Julius is rejected by the Senate
      • Departure of Philip of Austria for Spain, and his death; King Ferdinand arrives in Naples
      • Giovanni Bentivoglio is driven from Bologna by Pope Julius
      • Senate decree passed against those who use the influence of princes or ambassadors
      • Death of Pietro Barozzi; citizenship and security granted to Genoese at their request
      • Louis arrives in Italy; conquest of Genoa; conversation of the same with King Ferdinand, and his return to Italy
      • Soldiers from countryside levied by Venetians
      • Maximilian’s request for permission to cross with his army denied; the Republic’s preparation for war
      • The Germans invade Tyrol and Friuli
      • Losses of the same at Pieve di Cadore
      • Trieste is conquered by the Venetians, with many other towns
      • Truce between Venetians and Maximilian
      • Massive earthquake on Crete; Contarini Camali dies in shipwreck
      • Law passed against those who seek magistracies by bribes
      • Maximilian’s plea for peace is denied
      • Strange people are captured in the British ocean
      • The League of Cambrai
      • Preparations of Venice for war
      • Gunpowder in the Arsenale struck by Wre
      • Deceptions of the king of Spain
      • Beginning of war against Venice
      • Venetians strike a treaty with four Swiss cantons
      • The king of France declares war on Venice
      • Venice excommunicated by the pope
      • The king of France arrives in Milan, and his troops
      • Battle of the Venetians and French at the Adda
    • Book VIII (1509)
      • Strategy and success of the Venetians after the defeat
      • Venice offers towns of Apulia to King Ferdinand
      • Brescia surrenders to King Louis
      • Monks of San Giorgio go from Venice to Ferrara
      • Towns of Romagna also handed over to Pope Julius, and to Maximilian those which belong to the Holy Roman Empire; treachery of Pope Julius and Alfonso d’Este
      • Many states surrender to the French
      • Venetians turn their strategy toward the defense of the city
      • Treviso returns under Venetian dominion
      • Wrongs of Alfonso d’Este toward Venice
      • Exchange of Venetian and French prisoners
      • Antonio Grimani is recalled from exile
      • The fortress of Cremona is seized by the French
      • Pope Julius oVers to negotiate with Venice
      • Maximilian invades Venetian territory
      • How the Venetian ambassadors are received by Julius
      • After a debate, Padua is retaken by Venice
  • Note on the Text and Translation
  • Notes to the Text
  • Notes to the Translation
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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