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    Venice Inc.

    by  • May 23, 2013 • Critique, Dying, Student Travel Journal • 0 Comments

    Oh Venice, venezia, the great floating fortress, the lady of the sea, how I adore and hate you all at once. Your lands are beautiful, your buildings are majestic, your art is marvelous, but boy have you let yourself go. The great power you once were is long gone with no other choice but...

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    The Black Arrows

    by  • April 16, 2013 • Info, Militant

    Many travel to Venice to take in its’ sights or to be whisked away by a singing gondolier, but some travel for espionage and the excitement that comes from a gun fight. In the book titled The Black Arrows by Francis Beeding, published by Harper and Brothers, this line of travel falls on the...

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    Venice Sinking

    by  • March 10, 2013 • Current Events, Dying, History, Student Essay

    In 568 A.D. the Germanic tribe of the Lombards invaded northern Italy and sent the inhabitants running for cover. A small group seeking refugee and shelter from the oncoming hordes, took exile on the small island of Torcello. As time progressed, and the inhabitants found safety in their new land, the “former” Italians settled into what...

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