Venice and its Story
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Venice and its Story

By Thomas Okey
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  • V E N I C E AND   ITS   STORY BY T.   O K E Y
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PART I.—THE STORY
    • CHAPTER I The Foundation at Rialto
    • CHAPTER II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV Enrico Dandolo and the Capture of Constantinople
    • CHAPTER V Peace and War—The Holy Inquisition—Conflict with the Genoese—Loss of Constantinople
    • CHAPTER VI The Duel with Genoa—The Closing of the Great Council
    • CHAPTER VII The Oligarchy—Commercial supremacy—The Bajamonte Conspiracy—The Council of the Ten—The Prisons
    • CHAPTER VIII Conquests on the Mainland—Execution of Marin Faliero—The Fall of Genoa
    • CHAPTER IX Aggression on the Mainland—Arrest and Execution of Carmagnola—The Two Foscari
    • CHAPTER X
    • CHAPTER XI
    • CHAPTER XII THE FINE ARTS AT VENICE Masons—Painters—Glass-workers—Printers
  • PART II
    • SECTION I Arrival—The Piazza
    • SECTION II The Basilica of St Mark
    • SECTION III The Ducal Palace
    • SECTION IV The Accademia
    • SECTION V The Grand Canal and S. Georgio Maggiore
    • SECTION VI
    • SECTION VII The Frari—The Scuola and Church of S. Rocco
    • SECTION VIII
    • SECTION IX
    • SECTION X S. Salvatore—Corte del Milione—S. Giovanni Grisostomo
    • SECTION XI S. Moisè—S. Stefano—Site of the Aldine Press—Il Bovolo—S. Vitale—S. Vio—The Salute—The Seminario
    • SECTION XII
    • SECTION XIII
    • SECTION XIV
    • SECTION XV Giudecca—The Redentore—S. Trovaso
    • SECTION XVI Palazzo Labia—S. Giobbe—The Ghetti—Gli Scalzi
    • SECTION XVII Titian’s House—S. Michele in Isola—Murano
    • SECTION XVIII Torcello—S. Francesco del Deserto
    • SECTION XIX S. Nicolo del Lido
    • SECTION XX Chioggia
    • L’ENVOI
    • APPENDIX I List of Doges
    • APPENDIX II Bibliography
  • INDEX
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