Tag archive for ‘St Marks Basilica’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Top Five Mosaics

Italy has too many glorious mosaics to mention. Rich in artistry, history and beauty they truly are a labour of love. 1. Emperor Justinian Ravenna Ravenna was once the capital of the Western Roman Empire, and the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

The Basilica of St Mark, Venice Sights

The smuggling of the mortal remains of St Mark to Venice from Alexandria in 828 satisfied a Divine Will – according to the Venetian version of the story, anyway… When, in the 4th Century AD, St Mark the Evangelist More...