Santa Maria Mater Domini Venezia

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This place of worship was erected in the X century thanks to the financial contributions of the Capello and Zane families. It was initially dedicated to St Christina as there was a nearby convent dedicated to the Saint, and only after did the title of the church change to Santa Maria Mater Domini. The first church tower was built in 1384 by Marco Cappello, a second in 1503 and it was then further altered due to its sudden collapse in 1740. The first construction of the church evoked the typical byzantine style with three aisles (the lateral ones were lower); this composition persisted even

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