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Sebastiano Erizzo
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Sebastiano Erizzo was a Venetian patrician and scholar. He has been called the only Venetian novelist of a ‘certain level in the 16th century’ (Preto, Venezia e i Turchi, p. 163). His father, Antonio di Sebastiano Erizzo, was a Bailo in Constantinople and a ‘Savio’ of gli Ordini (of which there were five, administering the maritime possessions) and ‘Savio’ of Terraferma (of which there were five, administering the mainlan…

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Schwarz Lausten, Pia, “Sebastiano Erizzo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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