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There are not many cities that can be defined as legendary, but Venice and its history have succeeded in the enterprise, starting from their birth.

What, then, is the legend?

It is a short story that arises when popular imagination mixes in harmonious play with reality. What history very often does not have, is precisely the recounting of events that took place using those tricks and narrative techniques that the great writers and the most skilled cinematographic authors use. This is why many legends have spanned the centuries passing from mouth to mouth, handed down from father to son.

The legend has the strength to cross time, overcoming every barrier and successfully arriving at present times. Sometimes similar, but more often different in narrative details.

The same is true for the foundation of Venice.

On the other hand, unlike the story that must necessarily argue the facts it tells, a legend must be as simple and effective as possible: it is often the hero, one man or one woman, who wins, and it doesn't matter if success was a team effort or a series of attempts.

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