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    The Charming History of Burano Lace

    by  • March 19, 2018 • Info • 0 Comments

    With the decadence surrounding Venice throughout its history, fine goods have become an important part of Venetian culture, especially in their craftsmanship. One such luxury commodity is the exquisite and complex art form of Burano Lace. This lace, too, has a rich history. The most famous legend explaining the tradition of lace-making on the...

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    Current Issues in Venice

    by  • March 13, 2018 • Info • 0 Comments

    Venice has often been described as a modern city crammed into ancient construction. With more than 30 million trampling tourists entering the lagoon every year and climate change threatening the framework, the culture and history preserved on the islands are succumbing to the tragedy of the commons (Annual Tourism Survey, 2014). There are two...

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    How Venice Handled the Black Death

    by  • March 1, 2018 • Info • 0 Comments

    The recent flu epidemic has many people rushing to their local drugstores to receive the flu shot in hopes of avoiding coming down with this particularly nasty strain of flu virus. Vaccines are modern marvels of medicine that help prevent worldwide outbreaks of deadly disease. Before the invention of vaccination by Edward Jenner in...

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    Venetian Food

    by  • February 17, 2018 • Info • 0 Comments

    There are 8 essential dishes that you must try when you set foot in the beautiful city of Venice. Due to the fact that Venice is surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, Venetian food consists of a wide variety of sea creatures. If you are not a fan of seafood there are a few dishes...

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    Giacomo Casanova

    by  • February 15, 2018 • Info • 0 Comments

    Giacomo Casanova lived from April 2, 1725 to June 4, 1798. He was an italian man who looked for adventure and often found trouble. Casanova’s biography, Historia de ma vie, is known for being one the the most authentic accounts of the European social life in the 18th century. Though Casanova‚Äôs life is mostly...

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