Welcome to History of Venice
The Lion of St Mark - Vittore Carpaccio (1465 - 1526)
'Pax tibi, Marce, evangelista meus'
Peace to you, Mark, my evangelist
This unique website has detailed information about the history of Venice as well as the art, churches, palaces and islands of Venice. It also includes an historical timeline, glossary of Italian and architectural terms, maps, top places to visit, book list and essential information for visitors.