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Venice Churches – The First 250 Years

The number, location and names of parish churches in Venice has varied over the millennia, along with reassignment of some former parishes as subsidiary locations and some monastery closings leaving a parish church in later times. Churches were also established in other island communities around … Continue reading


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Ghost Towns of the Lagoon

Several excellent in-depth research studies shine forth from among the endless number of biased opinions base upon dismissal of centuries-old first person reports about the history of small islands and now-abandoned islands in the Venetian Lagoon.  The labor-intensive good works begins without “pre-suppositions looking for conforming data”, … Continue reading

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Venice Churches – What’s in a Name?

Catedrale, Basilica, Parochiale, Chiesa, Oratorio, Capella, Baptistry… Catedrale: (Or Cattedrale, or Cathedral)  The title conveyed upon a church that is the seat of the Patriach or Archbishop of an Archdiocese, such as Venice.  There have only been three cathedrals in “Venice” … Continue reading

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