Tag: Courts

The court chapel’s position in Early Modern Europe: a methodological approach

By Manos Vakondios The “court chapel across religious boundaries” is my PhD project, part of the wider MSCA project PALAMUSTO (Palace Museum of Tomorrow)[1]. Together with nine other PhD theses, palatial spaces, concepts, and infrastructures are addressed and explored by colleagues in universities and… Continue Reading “The court chapel’s position in Early Modern Europe: a methodological approach”

A Sexual Tour of Venice: Mapping a Sixteenth-Century Catalogue of Courtesans

By Hannah Johnston Sometime around 1565, a price-list of Venice’s cortigiane oneste, or “honest courtesans,” who served the city’s upper echelons, was published in Venice.[1] Titled Il catalogo di tutte le principali et più honorate cortigiane di Venezia (“The Catalogue of All the Principal… Continue Reading “A Sexual Tour of Venice: Mapping a Sixteenth-Century Catalogue of Courtesans”