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A rose in Venice

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

April 25th is the Feast Day of Saint Mark. It is also the day the Feast of the Rosebud is celebrated in Venice. A few photographs are here. And a link to a video is below.



Thursday, May 1st, 2014

We’ll be on the Island of Torcello the morning of Friday, May 16. Here’s a short video to give you some idea of what you’ll see.


This island in the Venetian lagoon gives us an opportunity to think about what Venice might have looked like in the 5th and 6 centuries.

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The image above left shows what survives of the ecclesiastical center of Torcello (8th-11th cs.), and the image at right is a view from the bell tower of Sta. M. Assunta.