Group 4: 1740 as Seen from the Necrologi

Context The primary source for this project was the register of death records (registro dei Necrologi) from the year 1740 produced by the Provveditori alla Sanità, an office of Venetian government. The purpose of the Necrologi was to monitor public health and to prevent contagion.  The priority of the record keepers was to identify the cause of each death in the city in…