Republic of Venice - Wikipedia

Republic of Venice - Wikipedia

25. Venice, Italy The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the “La Dominante,” “Serenissima,” “Queen of the Adriatic,” “City of Water,” “City of Masks,” “City of Bridges,” “The Floating …

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25. Venice, Italy The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the “La Dominante,” “Serenissima,” “Queen of the Adriatic,” “City of Water,” “City of Masks,” “City of Bridges,” “The Floating …

Italy's Naval Jack, coats of arms of the four major Maritime Republics. Clockwise from upper left: Venice, Genoa, Pisa, Amalfi.

Italy's Naval Jack, coats of arms of the four major Maritime Republics. Clockwise from upper left: Venice, Genoa, Pisa, Amalfi.

Holy Roman Empire. The Holy Roman Empire was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.

Holy Roman Empire. The Holy Roman Empire was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.

Republic of Venice - Wikipedia

Republic of Venice - Wikipedia

The old town of Corfu has roots in the 8th century BC. The three forts of the town, designed by renowned Venetian engineers, were used for four centuries to defend the maritime trading interests of the Republic of Venice against the Ottoman Empire. The mainly neoclassical housing stock of the Old Town is partly from the Venetian period, partly of later construction, notably the 19th century. whc.unesco.org/...Afionas old town on Corfu by Willem Verboom on 500px

The old town of Corfu has roots in the 8th century BC. The three forts of the town, designed by renowned Venetian engineers, were used for four centuries to defend the maritime trading interests of the Republic of Venice against the Ottoman Empire. The mainly neoclassical housing stock of the Old Town is partly from the Venetian period, partly of later construction, notably the 19th century. whc.unesco.org/...Afionas old town on Corfu by Willem Verboom on 500px

The 14th Century Gothic style eastern facade of The Doge's Palace on St Marks Square, Palazzo Ducale, Venice Italy

The 14th Century Gothic style eastern facade of The Doge's Palace on St Marks Square, Palazzo Ducale, Venice Italy

Art from Spain - Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Crete 1541 – Toledo 1614), most widely known as "El Greco", was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. El Greco was born in Crete, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, in 1577, he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until his death. - The Pentecost - Pentecostés_(1597 - 1600) Muséo del Prado, Madrid.

Art from Spain - Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Crete 1541 – Toledo 1614), most widely known as "El Greco", was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. El Greco was born in Crete, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, in 1577, he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until his death. - The Pentecost - Pentecostés_(1597 - 1600) Muséo del Prado, Madrid.

The Piraeus Lion in Venice - taken in 1687 from the port in Athens.The statue was defaced in the late 11th century by Scandinavians who carved two lengthy runic inscriptions into the shoulders and flanks of the lion.The runes are carved in the shape of an elaborate lindworm dragon-headed scroll.The carvers of the runes ,probably Varangians,were Scandinavian mercenaries in the service of the Byzantine Emperor.

The Piraeus Lion in Venice - taken in 1687 from the port in Athens.The statue was defaced in the late 11th century by Scandinavians who carved two lengthy runic inscriptions into the shoulders and flanks of the lion.The runes are carved in the shape of an elaborate lindworm dragon-headed scroll.The carvers of the runes ,probably Varangians,were Scandinavian mercenaries in the service of the Byzantine Emperor.

Best Road Trip Routes in Ireland. Taking a road trip through Ireland can be an excellent way to see the Emerald Isle in all its glory. Depending how long the trip is, you can hypothetically see all of Ireland in a single vacation. Republic of Ireland – Dublin to Portlaoise via the Wicklow Mountains. Northern Ireland – Belfast to Donegal via the Giant’s Causeway. Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland’s Great Adventure. Planning Your Road Trip? http://www.divergenttravelers.com/road-trip-routes-ireland/

Best Road Trip Routes in Ireland

Best Road Trip Routes in Ireland. Taking a road trip through Ireland can be an excellent way to see the Emerald Isle in all its glory. Depending how long the trip is, you can hypothetically see all of Ireland in a single vacation. Republic of Ireland – Dublin to Portlaoise via the Wicklow Mountains. Northern Ireland – Belfast to Donegal via the Giant’s Causeway. Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland’s Great Adventure. Planning Your Road Trip? http://www.divergenttravelers.com/road-trip-routes-ireland/

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