Muslim and Africans
anyone from North Africa
associated with moral corruption
mostly black, but also recognized as white
Venice 16th Century
"melting pot of different culture"
Important sovereign state in Italy
"markplace of the world"
Women 16th Century
no provocative clothing or make-up
responsible for family honor
abuse of gentleness and humanity
Ethnic Background of Venice
"the city's multi-cultural atmosphere"
government may maintain power
politics not related to moral, ethics, or religion