Editors. "Maximilian I attacks Venice". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I attacks Venice for refusing to grant him free passage to Rome. In the ensuing conflict, Louis XII of France secretly supports the Venetian cause against Maximilian.