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Author Perry, David M., 1973-
Title Sacred plunder : Venice and the aftermath of the Fourth Crusade / David M. Perry.
Imprint University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2015]

Author Perry, David M., 1973-
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Literature Supplement.
Subject Group identity -- Italy -- Venice -- History -- To 1500.
Crusades -- Fourth, 1202-1204 -- Historiography.
Crusades -- Fourth, 1202-1204 -- Sources.
Crusades in literature.
Relics in literature.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.
Description 1 online resource (x, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223) and index.
Contents Contexts. Constantinople's relics, 1204-1261 -- Pope Innocent III and sacrilege, 1204-1215 -- Texts. The translatio narratives of the Fourth Crusade -- Interpretations -- Outcomes. Translatio and Venice before and after 1204 -- Translatio and the myth of Venice.
Summary "Explores the emergence of a body of texts about relics transported from Constantinople to the West as a after the Fourth Crusade, and the role of these texts in the development of Venice's civic identity in the thirteenth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780271066813 (electronic bk.)
0271066814 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 914166242
Additional Format Print version: Perry, David M., 1973- Sacred plunder 9780271065076 (DLC) 2014033309 (OCoLC)897001422.

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