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Located near Palazzo Franchetti, this residence is made up of two side-by-side buildings, Palazzo Barbaro Curtis and Palazzo Barbaro in Santo Stefano. The oldest was built on a design by Giovanni Bon in 1425 and was...

He was 74, or perhaps 78 when he came to office (he was born January 28, 1585, others say 1581). He was not a celebrated character but was respected by the people because he was never arrogant or aggressive....

He was born in Koper on 29 March 1561 to Antonio, of Friulian origin, and Elisabetta Cordonia, from Koper. Antonio, the father, serves the Serenissima as an ammunition supermassaro and at an early age Santorio moves to...

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