“…A SUDDEN EVAPORATION OF OLD DOUBTS AND DILEMMAS.”
For 3 centuries uniquely Venetian innovations in diplomacy, technology, finance, and warfare made her the wealthiest and most powerful city on earth.
What made Venice such a breeding ground for creative geniuses, renowned warriors, magnanimous statesmen, audacious adventurers, and consummate lovers?
And what was the character of the people who managed to maintain a stable republic for a thousand years?
Well… as well as all the dates and the facts and the (very) pretty pictures, VENICE KNOWS THINGS.