|what islands are Cyprus near?
|Turkey and Spain
|Who conquered Cyprus?
|Venice in 1489
|What is Iago’s rank?
|Ancient. Third in command behind othello
|What is Cassio’s rank?
|Lieutenant. Second in command behind Othello
|What is Venice famous for?
|Judicial system. Luxury and culture
|What is a moor?
|what literary period was othello published?
|what genre is othello
|what is the full title of othello
|the tragedy of othello, the moor of venice
|who founded the barbary company
|what did the barbary company do?
|formally institutionalized the english slave trade with africa
|who did the english trade with?
|describe the english views regarding the moors
|complex because of anti catholic sentiment in england and fear of invasion by the spanish
|who did the catholics battle to reconquer spain from?
|the arabs and the berbers (moors)
|what island did the Catholics battle to reconquer?
|what two characters did shakespeare introduce in Othello
|Brabantio and Roderigo
|What was shakespeare’s primary source for Othello called?
|“un capitano moro” aka A Moorish Captain
|Who wrote Un Capitano Moro?
|In Cintho’s Un Capitano Moro what was Iago’s motive for revenge on othello?
|Iago formally loved and was rejected by desdemona
othello background quiz
August 16, 2019