19 juin 2016

"Venice, Jews and Europe 1516-2016" opens at Doge's Palace in Venice

Vittore Carpaccio, "Sermon of St. Stephen", Oil on canvas, 148 x 194 cm, Paris, Louvre Museum, Department of Paintings © RMN-Grand Palais. VENICE.- “The area was defined by two gates which, as pointed out by the Senate on 29 March, 1516, would be opened in the morning to the sound of the “Marangona”(the bell in St. Mark’s belfry that established the city’s daily timetable) and closed at night at midnight by four Christian keepers, paid by the Jews and required to reside on site without their family in order to be better able... [Lire la suite]