See also:Padua he served the Venetian republic in various
See also:political capacities, including that of secretary to one of the Venetian delegates at the Council of Trent . In 1579 he published a
See also:work entitled Della Perfezione della vita politica, and the same
See also:year he was appointed official historian to the republic, in succession to
See also:Contarini . He took up the narrative from where
See also:Bembo had
See also:left it, in 1513, and brought it down to 1551 . He was made provveditore to the Chamber of Loans in 158o, savio del gran consiglio in 1590, and
See also:governor of Brescia in the following year . In 1596 he was appointed provveditore of St Mark, and in 1597
See also:superintendent of fortifications . He died a year later . His
See also:history, which was at first written in Latin and subsequently in
See also:Italian, was not published until after his death—in 1599 . Among his other
See also:works may be mentioned a history of the War of Cyprus (1570-72), and a number of political orations . See Apostolo
See also:Zeno's edition of
See also:Paruta's history (in the series Degli Istorici delle cose veneziane, Venice, 1718), and C . Monzani's edition of Paruta's political works (Florence, 1852) .
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