Only after that did they find themselves simultaneously deprived of 'overseas', the former patriciate
, credentials of Greatness and the supposed alternatives of socialism.
Three significant and interconnected contexts are the following: 1) the outpouring of eros represented by the vast sex trade of the Republic, manifested in the visual arts, (33) in clothing, and in other material aspects of culture, and refracted as the Venetian ethos of social tolerance or libertinism; 2) the sequestration of women, especially of the patriciate
, in their homes, and the exclusion of virtually all women from public life; and 3) the blight of syphilis, which linked eros and thanatos in the cultural imaginary in new ways, and which was simultaneously conflated with other, more devastating plagues--especially the Black Death.
The Jesuits were said to have mounted a very Jesuitical argument against the theaters, claiming that much of the Venetian patriciate
would be burned up, were the theaters to catch fire.
Her book opens with a discussion of the changing understanding of the notion of nobility, and the ways in which the aspirations of the Venetian patriciate
towards nobility developed during the course of the renaissance.
The mid-sixteenth-century policy of "serrata" and of oligarchic closure effected by the Neapolitan patriciate
exacerbated tensions within the noble class, which remained strong throughout the early modern period.
In telling the stories of Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Walker Percy, and Flannery O'Connor, Elie evokes a world or, rather, four worlds largely vanished--the tenements and Bowery of Day's New York, the old strictness of Merton's Trappist monastery, the passing of the Southern patriciate
in Percy's lifetime, and the South of freaks and grotesques transcribed in O'Connor's fiction.
His was one of the great voices of political liberty, and he found it upheld by ancient common-law traditions and the patriciate
(when it was virtuous) of the hereditarian England to which he had come and lent his genius.
His body of musical works largely comprises five-voice Italianate lieder, which were closely tied to the Gesellschaften of the Nuremberg patriciate
and to the Nuremberg publisher Catharina Gerlach.
As head of the American Jewish Committee, Marshall represented the German Jewish patriciate
, a small group of wealthy philanthropists who eschewed the notion of mass participation in Jewish life.
We "learned" our South from The Mind of the South and Cavalier and Yankee, both of which saw the idea of the Southern patriciate
as a fabulation; we admired Faulkner for his unsparing anatomy of the cultural desperation the agrarians voiced so unself-consciously.
It was easy to fill out everything pertaining to Jeronimo and Ines--to my friend and his wife--with the attributes of the Chilean patriciate
Most of our imperial Caesars were either born-in-the-purple patricians like the two Roosevelts or led by the hand--even nose--by the patriciate
class, much as the elegant Secretary of State Dean Acheson guided the dazed Harry Truman.
In this satire--and in an epigram in the De iocis et seriis (72)--Filelfo appeals to Acciaiuoli's sense of class loyalty to the Florentine patriciate
for his assistance in securing the exiles' return.
In her analysis of governance of the early modern Netherlands, Julia Adams named chartered companies like the VOC among the corporate bodies which enjoyed a mutually beneficial symbiosis with the republic's rulers, the "regent patriciate
The Venetian Patriciate
in the Mediterranean: Legal Identity and Lineage in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Crete.