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Morosini, Antonio
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ca 1365 - post 1433. Italy. Author of a vernacular chronicle of Venice from 1095 to 1433, especially full after 1414, when it becomes a diary of Venetian politics and commercial affairs. Born into the influential Morosini noble family in Venice in the late 14th century, son of Marco. Little is known of his career, except that he undertook to write a history of his native city in Venetian dialect from its origins until his death in 1433. The earlier portion on the history of Venice from its founding until 1095 was later lost, and much of t…

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Kohl, Benjamin G., “Morosini, Antonio”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_01868>
First published online: 2016



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