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How many “campi” in Venice?

Thursday, February 16, 2017 Permalink 0

San Giobbe, Madonna dell’Orto, San Giacomo dell’Orio, San Martino, San Zaccaria, San Francesco della Vigna, San Rocco*. Neo-classic, Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance, and then Palladio, Tintoretto, Palma the Younger, Veronese. A compendium of the history of art, a collection of architectural styles, precious paintings and frescoes, sacred ornaments ... and basketball courts.   In Venice, churches are not ...

The Madonna della Salute Feast

Saturday, November 12, 2016 Permalink 0

Every year, November 21st, on the occasion of  "Madonna della Salute" feast, a temporary pontoon bridge from Campo di Santa Maria del Giglio allows people to cross the Grand Canal on foot from St. Mark's to reach the majestic Salute church.  Longhena's baroque masterpiece, the church was built to give thanks to the Virgin Mary ...

The Impossible Circumambulation*

Thursday, November 3, 2016 Permalink 0

*The circumambulation is a magic ritual, which consists in walking around on a surface, around a building, an object, a person in order to enclose the thing you are walking around in a sacred-magic circle. This will take away evil influences and those who revolve around these objects will receive the beneficial effects they wish.   The ...