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Piazza San Marco

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Piazza San Marco (Piasa San Marco), often known in English as St Mark's Square, is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as la Piazza ("the Square"). [1]

59 relations: Acqua alta, Alessandro Leopardi, Andrea Palladio, Andrea Tirali, Baldassare Longhena, Battle of Austerlitz, Biblioteca Marciana, Black Death, Bridge of Sighs, Byzantium, Caffè Florian, Caffè Quadri, Canaletto, Church of St. Polyeuctus, Church of the Twelve Apostles, Constantine the Great, Doge's Palace, Eugène de Beauharnais, Francesco Foscari, Gentile Bellini, Giovanni Antonio Antolini, Horses of Saint Mark, Istrian stone, Jacopo de' Barbari, Jacopo Sansovino, Jena, Klemens von Metternich, Lion of Saint Mark, Lion of Venice, Loggetta del Sansovino, Mark the Evangelist, Marketplace, Museo Correr, Napoleon, Oriental rug, Orthogonality, Piazzale Roma, Piazzetta dei Leoncini, Pietro Ziani, Procuratie, Procurator of St Mark's, Red Verona marble, Rialto, Romanesque architecture, Sack of Rome (1527), San Giorgio Maggiore, Sebastiano Ziani, St Mark's Basilica, St Mark's Campanile, St Mark's Clocktower, ..., Tarsus, Mersin, Trachyte, Travertine, Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814), Venice, Vincenzo Scamozzi, Vitale Faliero, War of the League of Cambrai, Zecca of Venice. Expand index (9 more) »

Acqua alta

Acqua alta (Italian for "high water") is the term used in Veneto for the exceptional tide peaks that occur periodically in the northern Adriatic Sea.

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Alessandro Leopardi

Alessandro Leopardi (sometimes called Leopardo) (1466 – 1512) was a Venetian sculptor, bronze founder and architect.

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Andrea Palladio

Andrea Palladio (30 November 1508 – 19 August 1580) was an Italian architect active in the Republic of Venice.

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Andrea Tirali

Andrea Tirali (1657–1737) was an Italian architect working in Venice and the Veneto.

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Baldassare Longhena

Baldassare Longhena (1598 – February 18, 1682) was an Italian architect, who worked mainly in Venice, where he was one of the greatest exponents of Baroque architecture of the period.

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Battle of Austerlitz

The Battle of Austerlitz (2 December 1805/11 Frimaire An XIV FRC), also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars.

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Biblioteca Marciana

The Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana (English: National Library of St Mark's) is a library and Renaissance building in Venice, northern Italy; it is one of the earliest surviving public manuscript depositories in the country, holding one of the greatest classical texts collections in the world.

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Black Death

The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.

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Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) is a bridge located in Venice, northern Italy.

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Byzantium

Byzantium or Byzantion (Ancient Greek: Βυζάντιον, Byzántion) was an ancient Greek colony in early antiquity that later became Constantinople, and later Istanbul.

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Caffè Florian

Caffè Florian is a coffee house situated in the Procuratie Nuove of Piazza San Marco, Venice.

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Caffè Quadri

Caffè Quadri is a coffee house located in the Procuratie Vecchie of Piazza San Marco, Venice.

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Canaletto

Giovanni Antonio Canal (18 October 1697 – 19 April 1768), better known as Canaletto, was an Italian painter of city views or vedute, of Venice, Rome, and London.

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Church of St. Polyeuctus

The Church of St.

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Church of the Twelve Apostles

Although premises for the Muscovite metropolitan had existed in the Kremlin ever since the 14th century, Patriarch Nikon, who aspired to rival the tsar in authority and magnificence, had them replaced with a much more ambitious residence, centered on a spacious chamber in the form of the cross, once used as a banqueting hall but now serving as a museum of applied arts.

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Constantine the Great

Constantine the Great (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus; Κωνσταντῖνος ὁ Μέγας; 27 February 272 ADBirth dates vary but most modern historians use 272". Lenski, "Reign of Constantine" (CC), 59. – 22 May 337 AD), also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, was a Roman Emperor of Illyrian and Greek origin from 306 to 337 AD.

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Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale; Pałaso Dogal) is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice in northern Italy.

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Eugène de Beauharnais

Eugène Rose de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg (3 September 1781 – 21 February 1824) was the first child and only son of Alexandre de Beauharnais and Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie, first wife of Napoleon I. He was born in Paris, France, and became the stepson and adopted child (but not the heir to the imperial throne) of Napoleon I. His biological father was executed during the revolutionary Reign of Terror.

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Francesco Foscari

Francesco Foscari (19 June 1373 – 1 November 1457) was the 65th Doge of the Republic of Venice from 1423 to 1457.

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Gentile Bellini

Gentile Bellini (c. 1429 – 23 February 1507) was an Italian painter of the school of Venice.

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Giovanni Antonio Antolini

Giovanni Antonio Antolini (Castel Bolognese, 1756 – Bologna 1841) was an Italian architect and writer.

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Horses of Saint Mark

The Horses of Saint Mark (Cavalli di San Marco), also known as the Triumphal Quadriga, is a set of Roman bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga (a four-horse carriage used for chariot racing).

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Istrian stone

Istrian stone, pietra d'Istria, the characteristic group of building stones in the architecture of Venice and Dalmatia, is a dense type of impermeable limestones that was quarried in Istria, between Portorož and Pula.

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Jacopo de' Barbari

Jacopo de' Barbari, sometimes known or referred to as de'Barbari, de Barberi, de Barbari, Barbaro, Barberino, Barbarigo or Barberigo (c. 1460/70 – before 1516), was an Italian painter and printmaker with a highly individual style.

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Jacopo Sansovino

Jacopo d'Antonio Sansovino (2 July 1486 – 27 November 1570) was an Italian sculptor and architect, known best for his works around the Piazza San Marco in Venice.

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Jena

Jena is a German university city and the second largest city in Thuringia.

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Klemens von Metternich

Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Prince von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein (15 May 1773 – 11 June 1859) was an Austrian diplomat and statesman who was one of the most important of his era, serving as the Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister from 1809 and Chancellor from 1821 until the liberal revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation.

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Lion of Saint Mark

The Lion of Saint Mark, representing the evangelist St Mark, pictured in the form of a winged lion holding a Bible, is the symbol of the city of Venice and formerly of the Republic of Venice, as well as of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria, See of Saint Mark.

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Lion of Venice

The Lion of Venice is an ancient bronze winged lion sculpture in the Piazza San Marco of Venice, Italy, which came to symbolize the city — as well as one of its patron saints, St Mark — after its arrival there in the 12th century.

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Loggetta del Sansovino

Loggetta is a building in Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy.

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Mark the Evangelist

Saint Mark the Evangelist (Mārcus; Μᾶρκος; Ⲙⲁⲣⲕⲟⲥ; מרקוס; مَرْقُس; ማርቆስ; ⵎⴰⵔⵇⵓⵙ) is the traditionally ascribed author of the Gospel of Mark.

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Marketplace

A market, or marketplace, is a location where people regularly gather for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other goods.

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Museo Correr

The Museo Correr is a museum in Venice, northern Italy.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Oriental rug

An oriental rug is a heavy textile, made for a wide variety of utilitarian and symbolic purpose, produced in “Oriental countries” for home use, local sale, and export.

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Orthogonality

In mathematics, orthogonality is the generalization of the notion of perpendicularity to the linear algebra of bilinear forms.

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Piazzale Roma

Piazzale Roma is a square in Venice, Italy, at the entrance of the city, at the end of the Ponte della Libertà.

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Piazzetta dei Leoncini

Piazzetta dei Leoncini is a city square in Venice, Italy.

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Pietro Ziani

Pietro Ziani (died 13 March 1230) was the 42nd Doge of Venice from 15 August 1205 to 1229, succeeding Enrico Dandolo.

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Procuratie

The Procuratie (literally, "procuracies") are three connected buildings on St Mark's Square in Venice.

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Procurator of St Mark's

The office of Procurator of St Mark's (Italian: Procuratore di San Marco) was the second most prestigious life appointment in the Republic of Venice, after that of Doge of Venice.

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Red Verona marble

Red Verona Marble is a variety of limestone rock which takes its name from Verona in northern Italy.

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Rialto

The Rialto is a central area of Venice, Italy, in the sestiere of San Polo.

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Romanesque architecture

Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of medieval Europe characterized by semi-circular arches.

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Sack of Rome (1527)

The Sack of Rome on 6 May 1527 was a military event carried out in Rome (then part of the Papal States) by the mutinous troops of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.

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San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore (San Zorzi Mazor) is one of the islands of Venice, northern Italy, lying east of the Giudecca and south of the main island group.

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Sebastiano Ziani

Sebastiano Ziani was Doge of Venice from 1172 to 1178.

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St Mark's Basilica

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco), commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco; Baxéłega de San Marco), is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy.

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St Mark's Campanile

St Mark's Campanile (Campanile di San Marco; Canpanièl de San Marco) is the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy, located in the Piazza San Marco.

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St Mark's Clocktower

The Clock Tower in Venice is an early Renaissance building on the north side of the Piazza San Marco, at the entrance to the Merceria.

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Tarsus, Mersin

Tarsus (Hittite: Tarsa; Greek: Ταρσός Tarsós; Armenian: Տարսոն Tarson; תרשיש Ṭarśīś; طَرَسُوس Ṭarsūs) is a historic city in south-central Turkey, 20 km inland from the Mediterranean.

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Trachyte

Trachyte is an igneous volcanic rock with an aphanitic to porphyritic texture.

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Travertine

Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs.

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Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

The Treaty of Fontainebleau was an agreement established in Fontainebleau, France, on 11 April 1814 between Napoleon I and representatives from the Austrian Empire, Russia and Prussia.

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Venice

Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Vincenzo Scamozzi

Vincenzo Scamozzi (2 September 1548 – 7 August 1616) was an Italian architect and a writer on architecture, active mainly in Vicenza and Republic of Venice area in the second half of the 16th century.

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Vitale Faliero

Vitale Faliero Dodoni (also known as Falier de' Doni) and usually known in English as Vitale Falier was the 32nd Doge of Venice from 1084 until his death in 1095.

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War of the League of Cambrai

The War of the League of Cambrai, sometimes known as the War of the Holy League and by several other names, was a major conflict in the Italian Wars.

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Zecca of Venice

The Palazzo della Zecca is a 16th-century building in Venice which once housed the official government mint, or offices responsible for coining money.

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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Piazza di San Marco, Piazza di San Marco, Venice, Piazzetta di San Marco, San Marco Square, St Mark's Square (Venice), St. Mark's Square (Venice).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piazza_San_Marco

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