The fate of tourism is also the battleground in Venice’s 2020 mayoral elections.
How 17th-century Venice and the bubonic plague catalyzed an architectural style that is known as the plague baroque.
Worries about the death of Venice distract from the issue.
The Venetian Republic once set an example for the world.
Despite its decline, Venice teems with more and more cultural events. Covid-19 has temporarily changed all that, but this interim will very probably end when the virus emergency passes.
Venice revealed as slave-trading pirate nation later reclothed as Roman progeny.