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TalkThe Doge of Venice: Prince or Prisoner

15 September 2018, 11am
Cost Free
Suitability Adults

The Historical Association Swansea Branch President’s Lecture with Dr John Law, Swansea University.

 The doge - the duke - of Venice became in the early Middle Ages the head of the Republic. He appeared on the seals and coinage of the Republic, official, important documents were signed by him. He took a central place in the Republics’ secular and religious ceremonies.  He received important ambassadors and heads of state.

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