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Stone bridge over a canal in Venice showing medieval and renaissance style construction

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View of the Piazzetta San Marco looking towards the Piazza. Palazzo Ducale at Right, Biblioteca Marciana and Campanile at left, Basilica San Marco in the rear. Note the statues of Saint Theodore (left) and Saint Mark's Lion (right) in the foreground.

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View of the Ponte di Rialto (The Rialto Bridge) from the surface of the Grand Canal

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A wall memorial of some kind featuring the Lion of Saint Mark. Inscription afterwards, dated 1925.

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view of the Piazza San Marco (including the Biblioteca Marciani, Zecca, Palazzo Ducale, Campanile, and Basilica San Marco) from across the Grand Canal

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View across the Grand Canal towards various palazzos. Palazzo Corner della Ca Grande is seen at left.

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View of a canal on Murano, home to much of Venice's traditional glass blowing industry.

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View from entrance to chancel with high altar

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This map shows the growth of the Ottoman Empire from 1300 to 1683.

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The temple exemplifies Vitruvius's description of a Corinthian temple.

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This is a Roman marble copy, after a Greek bronze statue by Leochares, 350-325 BCE.

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The reverse side of this medal depicts the sultan riding a horse.

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This engraving, known through only two extant impressions, is an allegorical portrait of Mehmed II. It is inscribed in the lower right: EL GRAN TURCO.

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Made in Murano by a Venetian glassmaker.

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Probably from Kashan, Iran.
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