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Venetians in the Black Sea 1204-1453

Michael Edward Martin

Venetians in the Black Sea 1204-1453

by Michael Edward Martin

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D)-University of Birmingham, Dept of Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies.

Statementby Michael Edward Martin.
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Open LibraryOL13891021M

  In , Willard Bascom, a pioneer of oceanography, in his book “Deep Water, Ancient Ships,” called the Black Sea unique among the world’s seas and a top candidate for exploration and discovery. That Most Precious Merchandise The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, Hannah Barker. pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 18 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the Middle Ages Series View table of contents and excerpt. Awarded the Paul E. Lovejoy .

The Venetian–Genoese Wars were a series of struggles between the Republic of Genoa and the Republic of Venice for dominance in the eastern Mediterranean Sea between and There were four bouts of open warfare. The first three were primarily naval conflicts, fought in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean first of these, between and , . Colin Thubron, CBE FRSL is a Man Booker nominated British travel writer and novelist. In , The Times ranked him 45th on their list of the 50 greatest postwar British writers. He is a contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Times, The Times Literary Supplement and The New York Times/5(2).

It included Germans and Russians, the latter being shipped in from Tana, the Venetian outpost at the mouth of the Don, in the farthest corner of the Sea of Azov. At a later time, black Africans were added to the list and rapidly became a fad among the nobility of the republic. As a reaction to a massacre of Venetian traders in Constantinople, Venice manoeuvered the Fourth Crusade into an expedition against Constantinople and ended up with possession of Crete, Euboea and several other islands in the Aegean Sea. The expansion of Venice continued until the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in


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Venetians in the Black Sea 1204-1453 by Michael Edward Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inthe Genoese captured a Venetian fleet carrying home the year’s trade from the Black Sea, a devastating operation tantamount to a year’s blockade (Rose ). An even more devastating action against Venetian commerce by the Genoese was successful in Junewith Admiral Simone Grillo taking yet another year’s trade.

They also did not want the Ottomans to interfere with their trade in the Black Sea and Mediterranean. The Venetians' efforts mainly included giving Constantine XI ships and a total of soldiers in February The Venetians also promised that a larger fleet would arrive to save Constantine, this fleet would be full of ammunition, fresh.

Genoese-Venetian rivalry for control of the Black Sea slave trade was an important element in their broader rivalry for commercial dominance of the Mediterranean. Mamluk sultans required a steady supply of slaves to maintain military and political stability, so they offered generous incentives to slave traders from the entire Mediterranean region.

Venetian merchants travelled in the Eastern Mediterranean, but were not allowed to enter the basin of the Black Sea. As it is well known in the Crusaders’ army destroyed the Byzantine capital. The enormous treasures were distributed among the Crusaders and the Venetians.

Venice dominated trade between Europe and Asia. Its influence extended from the city proper, at the western edge of the old Byzantine Empire, to the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Roughly two centuries later, however, the Venetian Empire—the Stato da.

The Black Sea MAP project has discovered world’s first ever well preserved sunken “round ship", a medieval Mediterranean ship which was a precursor to the Age of Discovery vessels like those used by Christopher Columbus sail across the Atlantic.

The sunken ship is probably Venetian and dates back to the 13 thh is said to be a “discovery. The inclusion of the Black Sea basin into the long-distance trade network – with its two axes of the Silk Road through Venetians in the Black Sea 1204-1453 book Golden Horde (Urgench-Sarai-Tana/Caffa) and the Spice Road through the Ilkhanate (Ormuz-Tabriz-Trebizond) – was the two Mongol states’ most important contribution to making the sea a “crossroads of international commerce”.

The Venetian Black Nobility. and the Concept of Oligarchy. by Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley & James Higham. At the center of oligarchy is the idea that certain families are born to rule as an arbitrary elite, while the vast majority of any given population is condemned to oppression, serfdom, or slavery.

Fall of Constantinople, ( ), conquest of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman dwindling Byzantine Empire came to an end when the Ottomans breached Constantinople’s ancient land wall after besieging the city for 55 days. Mehmed surrounded Constantinople from land and sea while employing cannon to maintain a constant barrage of.

The Ottoman Empire started sea campaigns as early aswhen it waged a seven-year war with the Venetian Republic over maritime control of the Aegean, the Ionian, and the Adriatic Seas. The wars with Venice resumed after the Ottomans captured the Kingdom of Bosnia inand lasted until a favorable peace treaty was signed in just.

The result is an impressive survey of slavery in the eastern Mediterranean from the initial grant of Black Sea trading privileges to these groups in the second half of the 13th century to the commercial shifts caused by Ottoman conquest in the lateth century. Consisting of seven chapters, the book is grouped into two thematic parts.

The Black Sea is a cruise destination with idyllic beaches, enchanting cities and millennia of history. Cruises in the Black Sea often link in with Mediterranean fly-cruise itineraries venturing from Venice; they range from a quick four night dash from Istanbul to fourteen day extravaganzas.

This period of imperial history received only thin coverage from Greek historians writing afterand other Byzantine sources are patchy. Inevitably, therefore, they have to be supplemented from the records of the many other powers that had territorial and economic interests in the Aegean and Black Sea area.

The Black Nobility by Wes PenreIlluminati-News. Click for Source Article on Black Venetian Nobility “Black” Nobility = Ruthless lack of scruple employing murder, rape, kidnapping, assassination, robbery, and all manner of deceit on a grand scale, who wipe out all opposition to attaining their objectives.

= Lead to immense wealth & power. The "The Venetian Empire: A Sea Voyage" was written 20 years after Morris' most famous work and seemingly benefited from his drift towards a more restrained s: Bubonic Plague/Black Death. a strategic position that would allow Venice to access Constantinople and the Black sea) War of Chioggia ends; Venetians defeat the Genoese.

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire/Turks. Venetian ghetto is founded (Pope believes Jews to be a threat to the church and orders for their exile. The First Ottoman-Venetian War dragged on for many years, but the scales tipped heavily in favor of the Ottomans.

Inthe Ottoman navy (which improved considerably over the years) sailed deeper into the Black Sea. There the Turks annexed the Black Sea holdings of Genoa, as well as the port of Tana which was then held by Venice.

The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, music, painting, sculpture and dance that flourished in Europe from the early 17t. The Black Sea is on the other side of the Bosphorus strait. Any slave trade in that part of the world required the approval of the rulers of the Ottoman Empire.

Of course, demand was there with Saracens/Arabs, Egypt and Morocco willing to buy slave. Cyprus and Crete were part of Venice at it's peak, don't know why they are treated as sovereign. The overall character of the Black Sea region has been defined over time in various ways.

For specialists in economy and trade, it has represented a region at the crossroads of the trade routes between Europe and Asia; for political scientists and historians, it has been a space of confrontation between the great terrestrial and naval powers; for the scholars Format: Hardcover.

The World Economy website helps the public learn about the world's economy. Aimed at teachers, researchers and students of economics and economic history. Discover facts from Maddison's book via an interactive map and samples from: The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective which covers the development of the world economy over the last years.

Lots of Venetian cliche (the Council of 10 is always lurking in the background) but, the book I feel is strengthened by its willingness to mention famous non-Venetians who were involved in the history of the city.

Like all Venetian history's not enough emphasis is put on the 19th and 20th centuries/5(32).Some Venetian stereotypes of the time were captured in a fascinating series of woodcuts by Christoph Krieger, published in a book by Cesare Vecellio called De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diversi parti del mondo (About Old and Modern Dress from Various Parts of the World).Vecellio was Titian’s cousin, and came from the mountainous region of Cadore to work with him some .