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Where is venice?what is its speciality?

Tags: travel, education, arts & culture
Asked by Pathfinder, 27 Sep '12 03:38 pm
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Venice is a city in northeast Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. It is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Sep '12 03:53 pm

 
  
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A malarial swamp seems like a strange place to found an empire, unless you consider the circumstances: from the 5th to 8th century AD, Huns, Goths and sundry barbarians repeatedly sacked Roman towns along Venetos Adriatic coast. Crafty settlers rose above their swampy circumstances, establishing terra semi-firma with wood pylons driven into some 100ft of silt. The lagoon islands formed a loose federation, with each community electing representatives to a central Byzantine authority in Ravenna. When the Byzantine grip slipped, Venice seized the moment: in AD 726 the people of Venice elected their first doge (duke), whose successors would lead the city for more than 1000 years.
Next Venice shored up its business interests. The city accepted a Frankish commission of 84,000 silver marks to join the Crusades, even as it continued trading with Muslim leaders from Syria to Spain. When the balance wasnt forthcoming from the Franks, Venice claimed Constantinople for Christendom but sent ships ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 27 Sep '12 03:55 pm

 
  
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In italy it is a city of canal you have canals in place of roads in most parts of the city
Answered by iqbal seth, 27 Sep '12 03:43 pm

 
  
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