The paterae in Venice are small round reliefs that are scattered around the city, most of them dating to the medieval period.
There are very few statues for great men in public spaces in Venice, of which only one (1) from the time of the Venetian Republic.
The Venetians didn’t do statues of great men in public spaces. In over a millennium only one such statue was erected in Venice.
There aren’t a lot of statues in Venice to commemorate great men of the past, but there is one for Bartolomeo Colleoni, who wasn’t even Venetian.
The fall of Venice on May 12th, 1797, was the result of a war that the Republic of Venice formally wasn’t even party to.
The lazzaretti in Venice were the Venetian republic’s response to the emergency of the plague, and an efficient response too.
San Marco, or St Mark, is the patron saint of Venice since 828, and the Feast of St Mark on April 25th is an important day in Venice.
At Sant’Elena in Venice a flagpole base commemorates Venetians fallen in Africa Orientale Italiana – an Italian colony in Ethiopia and Somalia