Paolo Sarpi

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Sarpi, Paolo

 

Born Aug. 14, 1552, in Venice; died there Jan. 14, 1623. Venetian scholar and political figure. Monk; doctor of theology.

Besides theology, Sarpi studied medicine, physics, and mathematics. He was appointed counsellor on theological questions to the government of the Republic of Venice in 1606, at the height of the conflict between Venice and Pope Paul V. He joined in the struggle against the papacy, defending the state’s independence from the church and denouncing the pope and the Jesuits. Sarpi wrote a history of the Council of Trent, in which he exposed the misdeeds of the papacy. Sarpi based the work on dispatches of Venetian ambassadors, diaries, letters, accounts of the council’s participants, and other valuable sources.

WORKS

Opere, vols. 1–8. Bari, 1931–58.
Lettere, vols. 1–2. Florence, 1863.

REFERENCES

Vainshtein, O. L. Zapadnoevropeiskaia srednevekovaia istoriografiia. Moscow-Leningrad, 1964. Pages 297–300.
Chabod, F. La política di Paolo Sarpi. Venice-Rome, 1968.
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