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Luigi Bassano
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Luigi Bassano da Zara

Date of Birth: About 1510

Place of Birth: Zadar, Dalmatia

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1552

Place of Death: Unknown


Little is known about Luigi Bassano, except from indications in the only book he published. He was from Zadar (in Venetian: Zara), the main city in Dalmatia, which had been under Venetian rule since 1409, and in the 16th century was under threat from the Ottomans. For unknown reasons, he was in…

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Madsen, Peter, “Luigi Bassano”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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