Federica Ambrosini

Una Gentildonna davanti al Sant'uffizio

Il processo per eresia a Isabella della Frattina 1568-1570

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Auteur Federica Ambrosini
Editeur Librairie Droz S.A.
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This is the first critical edition of a hitherto unpublished sixteenth-century Venetian trial for heresy. The defendant was a young noblewoman in the northeastern area of the Republic of Venice. Her two-year trial is very interesting, for several reasons: it is integrally preserved; the defendant is, quite atypically, a woman; this woman is highly accomplished, and counts some religious dissenters among her relatives and acquaintances; a renowned counsel, whose harangue is also published in t ...