“S. Polo (Sestiere, Campo, Salizzada, Ponte, Rio)” from Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini
Archaeological digs in the Piazza San Marco have uncovered parts of the ancient church of San Giminiano and a grave of four persons
The Legend of the Fisherman was part of the national narrative of the Venetian Republic, but it is now largely forgotten.
“Paglia (Ponte della)” from Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini
Rosalba Carriera, the most popular and famous Venetian artist of the early 1700s, painted lots of miniatures.
“Barbo (Ramo Corte, Corte, Ramo Corte seconda)” from Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini
“Carampane” from Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini
Ignorance of the law is no excuse — so the Serenissima sometimes published laws on inscriptions around the city.
The ancient Venetians used the word scola or scuola to mean a guild, a confraternity or a charity. The scuole were generally not educational institutions.
List of all churches Venice — consecrated, deconsecrated and demolished.