The Legend of the Fisherman was part of the national narrative of the Venetian Republic, but it is now largely forgotten.
List of churches on various lagoon islands — consecrated, deconsecrated, abandoned and demolished.
St Nicholas is celebrated on December 6th in much of Christianity. Associated with sailors and gift-giving, he is the origin of Santa Claus.
Santa Claus is dead, and his bones are buried on both Bari and Venice. Most of him rests in Bari in Puglia, the rest in Venice on the Lido.