Citations:doge

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English citations of doge

Noun: "chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa"[edit]

1797 1843 1982 2008
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  • 1797, John Adams, A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States, page 62
    In the thirteenth century, a new method of appointing the doge, by the famous ballot of Venice, a complicated mixture of choice and chance, was adopted.
  • 1843, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), Penny Cyclopaedia, Vols. 25-26‎, "Venice", page 236
    About A.D. 1094, under the doge Vitale Faliero, was established a supreme court of justice for the city of Venice, called 'Judges of the Palace,' and thus was taken from the doge the judicial power in appeal which he formerly exercised.
  • 1982, John Julius Norwich, A History of Venice, chapter 34, page 346
    This reply was one of the first important pronouncements to be made by Antonio Grimani, who on 6 July had been elected seventy-fourth Doge of Venice in succession to Leonardo Loredan.
  • 2008, Laurence Bergreen, Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu‎, page 19
    In 1268, when Marco was fourteen, the celebration surrounding the installation of the new doge, Lorenzo Tiepolo, outdid even the annual rite of marriage to the sea.

French citations of doge

Noun: "chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa"[edit]

1833
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  • 1833, Julie de Quérangal, Philippe de Morvelle, Revue des Deux Mondes, T.2,4
    Non pas, non pas, cria-t-on de tous côtés ; il y a encore Venise. - Venise la reine des mers ! - Le lion de Saint-Marc ! - Le Bucentaure ! - Le doge ! - Quel homme qu'un doge ! []