LEGGENDE SU VENEZIA
Leggende, storie, miti e personaggi di Venezia
Venezia e gli ebrei
Lo sapevate che il primo #ghetto è stato istituito a #Venezia dalla #Serenissima? 🦁 Che uno dei primi banchi di #pegno al mondo è in Campo del Ghetto?💰 ...ed il termine "andare in rosso" 🏦💸🔴 è nato a Venezia? 🇬🇧 Did you know that the first #ghetto was set up in #Venezia by #Serenissima? 🦁 Did you know that the first #pawnshops in the world is in Ghetto? 💰 ...and that the term "go in deep red (andare in rosso)" 🏦💸🔴 was born in Venice? #shylock #ilmercantedivenezia #shakespeare
The lion of Venice: symbol and legend
In these days we are all #outraged by the scarring made to the #lion of St. Mark. The lion is the #symbol of #Venice. So even if the damage (it seems) of slight entity and solvable, for us Venetians it has been an attack to our #traditions, to our memories as children and an offense to our flag of the Serenissima. Hence the strong popular outrage: do not touch us the lion of St. Mark!
STORIE - I BARBACANI I barbacani a Venezia sono stati creati con ingegno dagli architetti locali per ampliare le case senza restringere troppo le calli. Geniale! Ma non è tutto. Se vuoi saperne di più clicca su https://www.escapevenice.it/it/2018/08/02/i-barbacani/ 🇬🇧 STORIES - THE BARBACANS The barbacans in Venice were created with ingenuity by local architects to enlarge the spaces of the houses without narrowing too much the streets. Ingenious! But that's not all, look at the weblink
Venice city of commerce, cosmopolitan and multietnic
Venice was centre of world commerce, multietnic and multicultural. Venice was the New York of that time and Rialto was the Wall Street. Curious? Read the blog in the link to pur website
THE 2 PINK COLUMNS OF THE DOGE's PALACE AND THE FALSE HOPE OF THE 4th COLUMN At the first loggia of the Doge's Palace, you can identify two columns with different colors where the legend says capital judgments were read. But the last hope was offered to the condemned: anyone who could walk around the column without falling off the base could have obtained grace. The column is still there, the fourth starting from the corner toward the lagoon. It seems easy, but it's not!