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Merchants of Knowledge in the Ottoman Empire and the Venetian Republic

December 1 @ 3:00 pm 4:30 pm

Gilman 300

Lecture by Robert Morrison (Bowdoin University). This talk describes a network of Jewish scholars who facilitated inter-disciplinary intellectual exchange between the Veneto, Istanbul, and Crete. While the role of science from Islamic societies in the Renaissance deserves and has received attention, the merchants of knowledge