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  • The word "Serenissima," the historical term for Venice, is repeated over and over.

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  • Therese + Joel Neil Zuckerman and Matthew White If La Serenissima, as Venice is known, had any competition it was mostly from the two buff, half-naked male tritons wielding staffs and standing guard on pedestals over the festivities.

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  • The show's title aptly suggests that Giovanni Antonio Canal 1697-1768, generally known as Canaletto, was so important to our mental picture of La Serenissima—that magical floating city—as to make of his contemporaries simply rivals.

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  • Il Gran Mogol, which lasts around six to seven minutes, will be played in full by the early music ensemble La Serenissima in Perth in January.

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  • And la Serenissima depended economically on foreigners and minorities, especially the Jews who made capital available.

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  • La Serenissima ( 'the most serene one'), as Venice is known, is anything but.

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  • Venetian history, culture, religion, food – she relishes them all, from the glory years between the 12th and 15th centuries when La Serenissima controlled the trade routes between east and west, to the nuns at one of the more fashionable convents claiming their right to supply a mistress for the new papal nuncio, to the notice on the Grand Canal: "It is forbidden to spit on the swimmers."

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  • Representing the Serenissima, Giustiniani (unsuccessfully) petitioned Pope Pius II to pardon the condottiere, whose lands Venice considered the belly of its republic.

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  • Largely unreported by all is a fringe architecture festival scheduled at the same time as the Venice Biennale; also staged in La Serenissima, this Slamdance of the star-studded exhibition is titled Not There: Architecture Beyond Building.

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