What is Venetian?

  • (noun): A resident of Venice.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on venetian:

Lorenzo Marcello
... Lorenzo Marcello (Venice, 1603 – Dardanelles, 26 June 1656) was a Venetian admiral ... fought against the Papal navy in 1642-1644 and subsequently participated in the new Turkish-Venetian War ... From this position he led the combined Venetian-Maltese fleet in battle in the Dardanelles in June 1656 ...
Venetian - Other Uses
... Venetian window blind Venetian ceruse, 16th century white lead based cosmetic, also known as "Windows of Saturn" Venetian red, an artist's pigment Venetian style shoe ...
San Nicolò Al Lido - History
... stood at a strategic point for the nascent Venetian power at the main access to the sea ... from this port, departed to east the Venetian participation to the First Crusade, led by Bishop of Olivolo and Giovanni, son of the doge Vitale Michiel I ... Nicholas was proclaimed protector of the Venetian fleet ...
Medieval Dalmatian Principalities - Pagania
... named after river Neretva) expressed their buccaneering capabilities by pirateering the Venetian-controlled Adriatic between 827 and 828, while the Venetian fleet was off ... As soon as the Fleet of the Venetian Republic returned, the Neretvians fell back ... In 834 and 835, they have caught and killed several Venetian traders returning from Benevent ...
Cretan War (1645–1669) - Aftermath
... of Candia ended the four and a half centuries of Venetian rule in Crete, and brought the Ottoman Empire to its temporary territorial zenith ... Fifteen years later, he would lead the Venetian forces in the Morean War, where the Republic attempted, for the last time, to reverse its losses and reestablish itself as one of the major ... During that war, in 1692, a Venetian fleet attempted to retake Candia, but failed ...

More definitions of "Venetian":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Venice or its people.
    Example: "Venetian glass"; "Venetian canals"

Famous quotes containing the word venetian:

    I was happy there,
    part Venetian vase,
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