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16.12.2021

Kurt Weissen: Marktstrategien der Kurienbanken. Die Geschäfte der Alberti, Medici und Spinelli in Deutschland (1400–1475)

With their branch networks and partners, the Florentine banks dominated  international monetary transactions of the 15th century. The merchant bankers from Tuscany dominated the cashless processing of large transfers of money from all over Europe to the Roman Curia. Kurt Weissen examines how curia bankers connected Germany to this payment system via Bruges and Venice.

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