The Lottery Ball and the Politics of ChanceMaking History

18 min
Available from 04/05/2021 to 08/12/2021

Claire Judde de Larivière, a specialist in Renaissance Venice, analyses how the drawing of lots partly reduced corruption and constituted a ritual that united the community of patricians in the Venetian Republic. We also understand what links the ballot box and the lottery box, throughout history.


  • Director :
    • Jean-Dominique Ferrucci
  • Country :
    • France
  • Year :
    • 2020