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Merchants of Knowledge in the Ottoman Empire and the Venetian Republic

Gilman 300 Lecture by Robert Morrison (Bowdoin College). This talk is a discussion of a network of Jewish merchant-scholars who mediate a remarkable episode of intellectual exchange among scholars in the Ottoman Empire, Crete, and the Veneto between 1450 and 1550. Robert Morrison is George Lincoln Skolfield, Jr. Professor of Religion and Middle Eastern and […]