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Uncover the history of the Venetian Republic with Charles Doherty

Hosted by Dr. Charles Doherty

Trace the fascinating history of the Venetian Republic—from its founding in 697 AD to its fall at the hands of Napoleon in 1797—with Viking Resident Historian Charles Doherty. Follow along as Charles examines the political and economic factors that led to the Republic’s remarkable longevity, great wealth and artistic riches—the remnants of which can still be admired in Venice today. At the conclusion of the lecture, Charles reveals more intriguing details about Venice’s past during a question and answer session.

Trace the fascinating history of the Venetian Republic—from its founding in 697 AD to its fall at the hands of Napoleon in 1797—with Viking Resident Historian Charles Doherty. Follow along as Charles examines the political and economic factors that led to the Republic’s remarkable longevity, great wealth and artistic riches—the remnants of which can still be admired in Venice today. At the conclusion of the lecture, Charles reveals more intriguing details about Venice’s past during a question and answer session.

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