How to use Rialto in a sentence
Among modern monuments the most successful is that to Goldoni at San Bartolomeo near the Rialto.
On each occasion, no doubt, some of the refugees remained behind in the islands, and gradually built and peopled the twelve lagoon townships, which formed the germ of the state of Venice and were subsequently concentrated at Rialto or in the city we now know as Venice.
These twelve townships were Grado, Bibione, Caorle, Jesolo, Heraclea, Torcello, Murano, Rialto, Malamocco, Poveglia, Chioggia and Sottomarina.
Meantime the internal politics of Venice had been steadily preparing the way for the approaching fusion at Rialto.
But the Venetians, in face of the danger, once more removed their capital, this time to Rialto, that group of islands we now call Venice, lying in mid-lagoon between the lidi and the mainland.Advertisement
The intricate water-ways and the stubborn Venetian defence baffled all his attempts to reach Rialto; the summer heats came on; the Lido was unhealthy.
The concentration at Rialto marks the beginning of the history of Venice as a full-grown state.
There was for the future one Venice and one Venetian people dwelling at Rialto, the city of compromise between the dangers from the mainland, exemplified by Attila and Alboin, and the perils from the sea, illustrated by Pippin's attack.
It purports to have been indited from the Rialto at Venice by Pope Alexander III.
The Rialto bridge at Venice, with a span of 91 ft., was built in 1588 by Antonio da Ponte.Advertisement
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It was not till the invasions of Hun and Langobard that fugitives from the Venetian mainland took refuge among the poor fishermen on the small islands in the lagoons and on the lido - the narrow stretch of coast-line which separates the lagoons from the Adriatic - some at Grado, some at Malamocco, others on Rialto.
Political unity was thus established, but it was not till after another century of civil war that Rialto was definitely chosen the seat of government and thus the foundation of the present city laid.
He took us along the Grand Canal to the Rialto Bridge where I spotted a small shop selling beautiful glassware.Advertisement
Soon after the concentration at Rialto (see History below), a small wooden church was erected about the year 828 for the reception of the relics of St Mark, which had been brought from Alexandria when the Moslems pulled down the church where he was buried.
At length the whole population agreed to fix their capital at Malamocco, a compromise between the two incompatible parties, marking an important step towards final fusion at Rialto.
The first doge elected in Rialto was Angelo Particiaco, a Heraclean noble, with a strong bias towards Byzantium, and his reign was signalized by the building of the first church of San Marco, and by the translation of the saint's body from Alexandria, as though to affirm and to symbolize the creation of united Venice.
The supports of the Rialto at Venice, and many buildings at Amsterdam, are of alder-wood.
Bakelite purses manufactured by the vintage designer Rialto can be difficult to find.Advertisement
Sure, antique shops and vintage stores may be one place to look, but as with many esoteric and obsolete items, the Internet may become your primary tool in located these specific Rialto purses.
Any Rialto Bakelite purse you find online will automatically be vintage, as these items have been out of production for nearly sixty years.
Although many of these purses will not be specifically by the designer Rialto, all of them will share the commonalities of boxy feminine vintage design and the amazing features of Bakelite.
Since these are photos of authentic bags, they may help you in identifying the a genuine Rialto purse.
Yet the group of islands called Rialto, in mid-Venetian lagoon, were first the asylum and then the magnificent and permanent home of a race that took a prominent part in the medieval and Renaissance history of Europe.Advertisement
The canals were crossed by wooden bridges without steps, and in the case of the wide Grand Canal the bridge at Rialto was carried on boats.
The Rialto bridge was designed in 1178 by Nicolo Barattieri, and was carried on pontoons.
Soon after the concentration The at Rialto the doge Angelo Particiaco began an official residence for the head of the state.
The most striking of these modern buildings are the new wing of the Hotel d'Italie, San Moise, and the very successful fish market at Rialto, designed by Laurenti and carried out by Rupolo, in which a happy return to early Venetian Gothic has been effected in conjunction with a skilful adaptation of one of the most famous of the old houses of Venice, the Stalon, or palace of the Quirini family.
Giovanni Elemosinario at Rialto (1398-1400) is called by Ruskin "the most interesting piece of central Gothic remaining comparatively intact in Venice."Advertisement