Biennale of Venice

History; The first International Art Biennale  was inaugurated in the gardens of the Castle zone, on April 1895.At the eveniment are present King Umberto I and Queen Margherita. To the first show we see the international participation of Belgium, Austro-Hungary, Denmark, France, Germany, England, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden. In the first editions of the Biennale, all the works were … Continue reading

Venice -Carmagnola’s head

The Carmagnola’s head, is assimilated to a red porphyry head placed in the loggia of the basilica of San Marco, stuck on the pillar in the southwest corner of the balustrade. Francesco Bussone, called Carmagnola, was a captain of the Serenissima Republic. Found guilty of treason and alliance with the enemy,  was beheaded in 1432. The charge is unjust for this … Continue reading

Reliquie nelle chiese di Venezia

Reliquie, resti,o qualsiasi oggetto che abbia avuto una connessione,con i santi e venerato,considerato santo .Gli vengono attribuiti tanti miracoli. Nel Cristianesimo il culto delle reliquie è molto praticato nella Chiesa cattolica e in quella ortodossa.Venezia ,una città,con un grande traffico di gente ,deve avere anche luoghi di culto e pellegrinaggi.Con ogni incursione in terre straniere portano a Venezia reliquie di … Continue reading