After the peace of Lodi, the relative stability on the peninsula allows Venice to concentrate on the Ottomans again and the inevitable first war breaks out in 1463. Before that, we see one of the few doge’s to actually be deposed, Francesco Foscari a record breaking doge for various reasons and sexy actor in “The Medici” Tv series. Then, when Venice reaches a rather humiliating…
This episode takes us through Venice in the 12th century, overcoming issues with Normans, Hungarians and seeing trouble starts with the Eastern Roman Empire as well as more interest towards the rest of Italy. Also there is a doge with an odd name and some confusion with the bodies of dead Saints.