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  • Slide 1
  • Venice, Cyprus & Othello
  • Slide 2
  • Shakespeares Venice is imaginary VENICE
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  • LOCATION
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  • Ideal for war council WHY VENICE?
  • Slide 5
  • STATE OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
  • Slide 6
  • VENICES SPHERE OF INFLUENCE
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  • GOVERNMENT
  • Slide 8
  • Took control of Cyprus 1489 Turks (Ottoman Empire) attack Cyprus 1539 Take most of island 60,000 Turks land unopposed 1570 20,000 Nicosians put to death when city captured Famagusta held out from Sept. 1570 until Aug. 1571 VENICE, CYPRUS & THE TURKS
  • Slide 9
  • Ruins of Famagusta
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  • Castle at Famagusta
  • Slide 11
  • Othello Tower - Famagusta
  • Slide 12
  • Slide 13
  • VENICE TODAY
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  • St. Marks Place
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  • Slide 16
  • Inspiration for Othello OTHELLO
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  • Adaption of Cinthios A Moorish Captain Possibly modeled on Moorish delegations to England
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  • Originally Berbers from North Africa Evolved into any Muslim of Black African or Arab descent Moor is a general term, not a specific race MOORS
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  • AREA OF MOORISH INFLUENCE
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  • Quarto - book or pamphlet produced from full 'blanksheets Printed with eight pages of text, four to a side Then folded two times to produce four leaves 8 book Each printed page now presents as one-fourth size of the full blanksheet THE TEXT
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  • Folio - book or pamphlet made up of one or more full sheets of paper Four pages of text are printed Two on each side; each sheet is then folded once to produce two leaves
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  • Words or phrases from the Quarto that are not in the Folio are enclosed in Full lines from Folio, but not appearing in the Quarto are enclosed in [regular brackets] Emendations that the editors insert to help understanding are enclosed in half brackets THIS EDITION

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