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Venezia / Venice

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-43 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-43 map






Facts in brief:

The islands of the Venetian lagoon were settled by refugees from Altino & Aquileia after the Lombard invasion of N Italy in 568; expanded into Adriatic & Aegean from 11th cen.; under Austria, then France, 1798-1848; to Italy 1866.

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