Republic of Venice
The Republic of Venice (Italian: Repubblica di Venezia) was a state originating from the city of Venice in Northeastern Italy. It existed for over a millennium, from the late 7th century until 179...
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Canzon septimi toni (Giovanni Gabrieli, 1597)
The Green Mountain Project (music director Scott Metcalfe and artistic director Jolle Greenleaf) presented A Grand Festive Vespers in Venice, c. 1640, for t...
Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon septimi toni (Giovanni Gabrieli, 1597)
The Green Mountain Project (music director Scott Metcalfe and artistic director Jolle Greenleaf) presented A Grand Festive Vespers in Venice, c. 1640, for t...
Santa Maria della Salute - Great Attractions (Venice, Italy)
Take a tour of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. The Basilica di Santa M...
Giovanni Bassano
Ricercata ottava from the Ricercate/Passaggi et Cadentie 1585 (edition Pelikan 975) This work begins a long series of Italian diminution tutors. The large nu...
Giovanni Picchi
to watch in better quality: http://www.vimeo.com/1218166 Giovanni Picchi (1571 ?-- 1643) was an Italian composer, organist, lutenist, and harpsichordist, Ven...
Andrea Gabrieli
Sanctus from the Missa Brevis by Andrea Gabrieli (1532? - 1585)
Gioseffo Guami
L'ORGANO NELLA VENEZIA DEL XVI SECOLO 08 - Gioseffo Guami (1542-1611/12) - Toccata del secondo tono (Massimiliano Raschietti - Organ) Organo del Duomo del SS...
Titian
More about painters and paintings: http://www.freewebs.com/gilcarosio/apps/photos/ Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c. 1485 August 27, 1576), better know...
History of the Republic of Venice
The history of the Republic of Venice traditionally begins with its foundation at noon on Friday March 25, 421 by authorities from Padua who hoped to establish a trading-post in the region. This even...
Timeline of the Venetian Republic
This article presents a detailed timeline of the history of the Republic of Venice from its legendary foundation to its collapse under the efforts of Napoleon.
Signoria of Venice
The Signoria of Venice (Serenissima Signoria) was the supreme body of government of the Republic of Venice. The oldest name, Commune Veneciarum, was replaced by Serenissima Signoria from 1423, being l...
Doge of Venice
The Doge of Venice (/ˈdoʊdʒ/; Venetian: Doxe de Venexia [ˈdɔːze]; Italian: Doge di Venezia [ˈdɔːdʒe]; all derived from Latin dūx, "military leader"), sometimes translated as Duke (cf. Italian Duca...
Marco Polo
Marco Polo (/ˈmɑrkoʊ ˈpoʊloʊ/; [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo]; September 15, 1254 – January 8–9, 1324) was a Venetian merchant traveller whose travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde (B...
Economic history of Venice
Venice, which is situated at the far end of the Adriatic Sea, gained large scale profit of the adjacent middle European markets. Along with increasing autonomy it gained far reaching privileges in bot...
Coinage of the Republic of Venice
The Coinage of the Republic of Venice include the coins produced by the Republic of Venice from the late 12th century to 1866. After this date, coins were produced in Venice by the mint.
Although ...
Stato da Màr
The Stato da Mar or Domini da Mar ("State/Domains of the Sea") was the name given to the Republic of Venice's maritime and overseas possessions, including Istria, Dalmatia, Albania, Negroponte, the Mo...
Treaty of Venice
The Treaty or Peace of Venice, 1177, was a peace treaty between the papacy and its allies, the north Italian city-states of the Lombard League, and Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. The Norman Kingdom ...
Kingdom of Candia
The Kingdom of Candia (Italian: Regno di Candia) or Duchy of Candia (Italian: Ducato di Candia) was the official name of Crete during the island's period as an overseas colony of the Republic ...
Duchy of the Archipelago
The Duchy of the Archipelago (Italian: Ducato dell'arcipelago, Greek: Δουκάτον Αρχιπελάγους) or also Duchy of Naxos (Italian: Ducato di Nasso, Greek: Δουκάτον Νάξου) or Duchy of the Ae...
Venetian-Genoese Wars
The Venetian–Genoese Wars were a series of struggles between the Republic of Genoa and the Republic of Venice for dominance in the eastern Mediterranean Sea between 1256 and 1381. There were four bout...
Byzantine-Venetian War (1294-1302)
The Byzantine–Venetian War of 1296–1302 was an off-shoot of the first Venetian–Genoese War of 1294–1299.In July 1296, during the course of a Venetian campaign against various Genoese possessions in th...
Ottoman-Venetian maritime treaty (1416)
The Ottoman–Venetian maritime treaty of 1416 was signed between Ottoman Empire and Republic of Venice, ending a short conflict between the two powers and stipulating the rules of maritime trade betwee...