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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...

Postcards of the Doges

In its over a thousand years, 120 Doges have alternated to the government of the Republic of San Marco who, with the institution of the Ducal Promission (1192) and from the end of the 13th century, were elected with a...

Dogal elections in the Republic of Venice

History of the customs elections. From arengo to balotin Established in 697 the office of doge, except for an interruption (737-742), it remained uninterrupted until the end of the Republic (1797); let's see how it...