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Venetian Trading Firm of the Soranzo Brothers (1406-1434) and Its Commercial Network

  • Maria Ryabova

This paper contributes to the discussion of merchant networks in late medieval Europe by presenting a case study of the Soranzo fraterna, a Venetian trading firm which comprised brothers Donado, Giacomo (Jacopo), Piero, and Lorenzo Soranzo and operated in the first half of the 15th century, specializing mainly in the import of raw cotton from Syria. The author applies the methodology of so-cial network analysis (SNA) in order to reconstruct the egocentric (ego-centered) network of ties linking the Soranzo firm (“the ego”) with its partners and clients (“alters”).

  • Keywords:
  • economic history,
  • venice,
  • commercial networks,
  • 14th century,
  • international trade,
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Maria Ryabova

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation

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  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Pages: 229-253
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Chapter Information

Chapter Title

Venetian Trading Firm of the Soranzo Brothers (1406-1434) and Its Commercial Network

Authors

Maria Ryabova

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-857-0.13

Peer Reviewed

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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CC0 1.0

Table of Contents

Book Title

Reti marittime come fattori dell’integrazione europea / Maritime Networks as a Factor in European Integration

Editors

Giampiero Nigro

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

592

Publication Year

2019

Copyright Information

© 2019 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY 4.0

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CC0 1.0

Publisher Name

Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6453-856-3

ISBN Print

978-88-6453-856-3

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978-88-6453-857-0

eISBN (xml)

978-88-9273-037-3

Series Title

Atti delle «Settimane di Studi» e altri Convegni

Series Issn ISSN

2704-6354

Series E-Issn

2704-5668

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