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Casanova Location Gets Recognized

A friend recently sent me this photo. I knew about this general location, where Casanova aided Bragadin after the party, but I didn’t know that someone had found the precise site of the former caffe. Or did they? Is this sign … Continue reading

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Redefining Beauty Videos: Cencia Scarpariola

ABWIV Cencia Scarpariola I look so worried in the thumbnail shot on this video! But do not fear–there’s nothing to fret over in this post! Here I bring you the story of Cencia Scarpariola, which this street on the island … Continue reading

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Gondolarhino

And you thought the white rhino was rare! These two were spotted in Venice at a shop on the Calle Malipiero.

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Il Cane

Seen on my street… He was waiting faithfully.

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Redefining Beauty Videos: Veronica Franco

“And it’s with great delight that I talk with those who know so as to have further chances to learn,” wrote Veronica Franco about gaining education among those in a literary salon, “for if my fate allowed, I would happily … Continue reading

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About a third of Venice’s population died in the plague of 1630-1631. But not one of them lived in the Corte Nova in the Castello district. And, according to legend, we have a young woman named Giovanna to thank for … Continue reading

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Quattro Minuti con Casanova: Corte del Duca Sforza

Here is the continuing saga of Casanova’s relationship with Teresa Imer. In the  previous episode of Quattro Minuti con Casanova, you got to see the Palazzo Malipiero, where Casanova played doctor with Teresa Imer, who was about seventeen at the … Continue reading

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