Veronica Franco — was an Italian poet and courtesan in 16th-century Venice. She is renowned for her notable clientele, feminist advocacy, literary contributions, and philanthropy. Her humanist education and surviving cultural contributions make Veronica Franco a compelling case study for the accomplishments of Courtesans in the late Venetian Renaissance. In her notable works, Capitoli in Terze rime and Lettere familiari a diversi " Familiar Letters to Various People" , Franco uses perceived virtue, reason, and fairness to advise male patricians and other associates.
Disappointing Photos Show What Venice Looks Like in Real Life
He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with "womanizer". He associated with European royalty, popes , and cardinals , along with artistic figures Voltaire , Goethe , and Mozart. He spent his last years in the Dux Chateau Bohemia as a librarian in Count Waldstein 's household, where he also wrote the story of his life. Giacomo was the first of six children, being followed by Francesco Giuseppe — , Giovanni Battista — , Faustina Maddalena — , Maria Maddalena Antonia Stella — , and Gaetano Alvise — At the time of Casanova's birth, the city of Venice thrived as the pleasure capital of Europe, ruled by political and religious conservatives who tolerated social vices and encouraged tourism.
Subscriber Account active since. Venice, one of the most popular destinations in Italy and a major port city , announced last year that it would start minimizing the number of cruise ships that are allowed to enter its historic city center. The Italian city, which goes by many nicknames including "The Floating City," "The City of Bridges," and "The City of Canals," sees between 26 million and 30 million people visiting per year. But despite its beauty, the city suffers from massive overcrowding, devastating floods, and pollution and other environmental damage from the massive cruise ships that pass through every day. While many people may still consider a trip to Venice worthwhile, these disappointing photos show the reality of the less glamorous aspects of the city.
Long before the foundation of Venice , in C. E, according to the legend, the most important pre-Christian god worshipped in the Veneto area, was a woman: Reitia. Reitia was the goddess of Justice, Education, and Culture , celebrated for bringing social fairness, tolerance, and harmony in the society.