The exclusive Italics Magazine series based on a new book looks at what makes Venice tick.
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.
The Venetian Republic once set an example for the world.
The fate of tourism is also the battleground in Venice’s 2020 mayoral elections.
Behind it a proud record of empowered women who made a difference.
Venice revealed as slave-trading pirate nation later reclothed as Roman progeny.
Two ways to learn to live in peace with urban animals.
Worries about the death of Venice distract from the issue.
Each can teach us a lesson in how heritage can be saved or be lost to time.