Venice, Her Art Treasures and Historical Associations: A Guide to the City and the Neighbouring Islands, Translated from the German

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Page 230 - It lasted almost 500 years, from the middle of the 13th to the middle of the...
Page 186 - Doge during his first tour of the city, rowed the state-galleys on the occasion of the esponsals with the sea, and on this day were received as guests in the Ducal Palace. They guarded the Bank and the Mint, the treasures of St. Mark, the Grand Council during its session in the Palace, and finally the Arsenal itself. They were therefore not seldom a support in dangerous crises of the state.
Page 59 - Doge is degraded from the nobility and deprived of his property for an attempt on one of the Ten. Projected reform of the Ten. — War with Spain and Austria concerning the succession of Mantua (1626). Destructive pest. The Senate vows the erection of a church to the Madonna della Salute. Gommencement of the 25 years
Page 190 - The voyage on the day of the festival took place with a dazzling retinue of craft of every sort, amid the thunder of...
Page 309 - Jerome in the wilderness on the other ; while under are the Annunciation, the Adoration of the Shepherds, and the Adoration of the Magi.
Page 52 - Eugene IV. receives ten Venetian galleys for a crusade against the Turks (1444). Crema captured (1449) Peace with Milan and league of the Italian States for the mutual protection of their possessions (1454).
Page 66 - Austrians take possession of Venice Conclave at Venice : Pio VII elected (March. 14, 1800). Dec. 26. Peace of Pressburg.
Page 52 - War with Sigismund king of the Hungarians, and with the Patriarch of Aquileja (1409). Naval victory over the Turks at Gallipoli.
Page 48 - Venice enriched with treasures of art (the bronze horses, etc.) Re-conquest of Corfu. Restlessness of the Candiotes. Occupation of Modo, Coro, Athens, Negroponte, ecc.

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