Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Ramo de le Case Nove

Case Nove 3

What is the story behind Casanova’s last name? “Casanova” means “new house,” and today’s blog post is about the street of the new houses, which is just a coincidence. Will this video give you any answers about etymology? Probably not, but I hope you will find it interesting nonetheless!

We tend to think of Casanova as a great seducer, and many people don’t realize he was many other things and had many other talents. Today’s video will tell you a bit about his  translation skills.

Thanks to the nice young couple who filmed me on this day last summer. We did not have a language in common, but pantomime and the fact that “video” is understood in many languages saved the day. I didn’t quite make it to “quattro minuti” on this one because I rushed a bit so I didn’t keep these kind folks from their sightseeing.

Click on this link: Ramo de le Case Nove

About seductivevenice

Teacher, writer, traveler, dancer, reader, photographer, gardener.
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4 Responses to Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Ramo de le Case Nove

  1. Cecelia Pierotti says:

    What sestiere is this Calle? More great info….thanks as always!!

  2. Nancy Schwalen says:

    How nice of them to take a few minutes to help you out.

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