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Incisione raffigurante il doge Alvise Mocenigo II

Alvise II Mocenigo

Aveva 72 anni (era nato il 3 febbraio 1628) ed era ricchissimo. Non parlava mai di donne. Era vergine. Durante il suo dogado scoppiò la guerra di successione spagnola (1701-1714) in cui furono coinvolte tutte le...

Hugo Pratt Library

The library, starting from 2000, was located on the 1st floor of the building known as the former Tiro a Volo; the space available was about 380 square meters. divided into 3 rooms with 72 seats for reading. The...

Church of Santo Stefano.

Chiesa di Santo Stefano

The church is located in the campo of the same name, Santo Stefano, between the Accademia bridge and campo Sant’Angelo in the direction of San Marco, in the center of which stands the monument to Niccolò Tommaseo,...

Incisione raffigurante il doge Domenco Flabanico.

Domenico Flabianico

Conosciuto anche come Flabiano o Flabianico.Era tribuno, considerato responsabile dei tumulti popolari contro il doge Ottone Orseolo.Sotto di lui fu introdotta la prima legge costituzionale della Repubblica che...

The Corno Dogale

Among the particularities that distinguished the doge from all the other sovereigns there was also his headdress: in fact, he did not wear the crown but the horn, a kind of cap of Byzantine origin that took different...

Church of Santa Marta

The church was built in the early 14th century on the initiative of Giacomina Scorpioni and with the donations of numerous Venetian patricians including Marco Sanudo Torsello and Filippo Salomon. This economic...

Incisione raffigurante il doge Giovanni II Partecipazio.

Giovanni II Partecipazio

Col consenso del popolo, egli scelse come co-reggente prima il fratello Pietro e alla morte di questi l’altro fratello, Orso junior.Giovanni organizzò una spedizione contro Marino, conte di Comacchio, «mettendo a ferro...

Incisione raffigurante il doge Francesco Corner

Francesco Corner

Figlio del doge Giovanni I (1625-1629).Aveva 71 anni (era nato nel 1585).Il suo fu in assoluto il dogado più breve di tutta la storia della Serenissima Repubblica, batté il record detenuto da Nicolò Donà (1618) che era...

International Festival of Contemporary Dance

International Festival of Contemporary Dance

First director was Carolyn Carlson, a famous American dancer and choreographer who worked so much in France and Italy as creator of important shows related to the dance of the past century. Carlson remained in command...