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Dandolo

(dän`dōlō), ancient Venetian family that produced four doges, many admirals, and other prominent citizens. Enrico Dandolo, c.1108–1205, became doge in 1192. He is considered the founder of the Venetian colonial empire. In the Fourth Crusade (see CrusadesCrusades
, series of wars undertaken by European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent. to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. First Crusade
Origins

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) he acted to divert the Crusaders in 1202 to Zara (see ZadarZadar
, Ital. Zara, city (2011 pop. 75,062), W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea. A seaport and a tourist center, it has industries that produce liqueur, processed fish, textiles, and cigarettes.
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) and in 1203 to Constantinople. Though aged and blind, he commanded the fleet in the capture (1204) of Constantinople and secured for Venice the most valuable share of the spoils and of the conquered Greek territories. In 1205 he and Emperor Baldwin IBaldwin I
, 1171–1205, 1st Latin emperor of Constantinople (1204–5). The count of Flanders (as Baldwin IX), he was a leader in the Fourth Crusade (see Crusades).
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 of Constantinople were defeated near Adrianople by the Bulgars. Baldwin having been captured, Dandolo led the remnants of the Latin forces back to Constantinople, where he soon died. Andrea Dandolo, c.1307–1354, doge of Venice (1343–54), was professor of jurisprudence at Padua before his election. He subdued rebellious Zara, fought successfully against Genoa, and reorganized the laws of Venice. He wrote a chronicle of Venetian history and was a friend of Petrarch.
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Almagro, tras la notificacion de su existencia por parte de un trabajador de la explotacion de una cantera de la zona, dandolo a conocer en 1952 en el II Congreso Nacional de Arqueologia (Almagro, 1953).
(19) Her criticism in this passage and elsewhere of the State and the Church were certainly among the reasons she was unable to publish the treatise in Italy, though she tried to do so by appealing to powerful friends like Giovanni Dandolo in Venice and rulers in whom she hoped to find sympathy for it, such as the grand duchess of Tuscany Vittoria della Rovere.
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