VENETIAN WOMEN: STORIES OF FEMININE POWER

Who would have ever imagine that the first woman in history to have obtain a graduation was Venetian?

How many women had been able to distinguish themselves in the most flourishing years of the city?

Who were the most peculiar and charming feminine personalities, who gave their personal contribution to the lagoon and, why not, to the emancipation of women?

Here we are going to find out the story of some women who made their path and career, starting in the “city of water”: another reason to be proud of our wonderful Venice and to discover its most underrated characters, which we want to bring to light.

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro
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DOGE’S PALACE

The Doge’s Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) was the residence of the Doge, the supreme political authority of the former Republic of Venice.Doge's Palace

The Palace hosted the political institutions of the Republic of Venice until the fall of the Republic, after Napoleon invasion of the city in 1797. Continue reading “DOGE’S PALACE”

VENICE FOUNDATIONS: HOW VENICE WAS BUILT?

Walking in Venice you see amazing palaces rich in history, you see the canals, the boats and all the wonderful environment of the city, but have you ever asked yourself how Venice was built??

It’s unbelievable !!!  

The foundations of Venice’s palaces follow the same system of indirect foundation: think of a swamp ; you have to solidify the zone and then put wooden pointed knotty and short poles until you find a hard and compact layer of clay in the soil, called caranto which is located at a dozen meters below the surface soil layer of the lagoon.

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