Tintoretto: Legends of St. Mark, Scuola Grande di San Marco

[MUSIC PLAYING] The Scuola Grande di San Marco was one of the most prestigious Venetian confraternities of the 16th century. Confraternities were voluntary associations of laymen who promoted the veneration of Christian saints and provided assistance to the sick and needy. The Scuola of San Marco was devoted to Mark the Evangelist, the city’s patron…

Andrea Mantegna, San Zeno Altarpiece

(music) (“In The Sky With Diamonds” by Scalding Lucy) Beth: We’re in the Basilica of San Zeno in the town of Verona in northern Italy looking at an altarpiece in situ by the great Renaissance artist, Andrea Mantegna. Steven: This is an altarpiece that has one foot in the older traditions of the Trecento and…

The Classical Architecture of Venice, Italy (Arkeo Channel)

Hello, we are in the centre of Venice, Italy, at Saint Mark’s Square. This is the principal public square of the city, with buildings of different styles, from the 9th until the 18th century. The city of Venice was constructed in a group of small coastal islands, on a low terrain which is slowly sinking…

Giovanni Bellini, San Zaccaria Altarpiece

(piano music) Steven: We’re in the Church of San Zaccaria in Venice, and we’re looking at one of Giovanni Bellini’s last altar paintings. Beth: This is the San Zaccaria altarpiece. It’s a sacra conversazione, which is something that we see a lot of in Venice. A group of saints from different time periods around an…

Titian, Madonna of the Pesaro Family

(lively piano music) – [Voiceover] We’re in the church of the Frari in Venice and we’re looking at Titian’s Pesaro altarpiece. – [Voiceover] Right now where we’re looking at it is in a chapel right next to the altar but originally and for a long time, this painting stood on a wall along the left…

10 Best Places to Visit in Italy – Travel Video

Located in Southern Europe, this boot-shaped country is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations for a number of reasons that include art treasures, trendy fashion, stunning landscapes, passionate people and top-class cuisine. Italy offers so much to see and do that it would take a lifetime to explore. Here’s a look at the…

Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville: Elevaverunt flumina (1734) | from Dominus regnavit | Psalm 92

— Latin — Elevaverunt flumina, Domine, Elevaverunt flumina vocem suam, Elevaverunt flumina, Domine, Elevaverunt flumina vocem suam, Elevaverunt flumina, Domine, Elevaverunt flumina fluctus suos, Elevaverunt flumina fluctus suos, fluctus suos, A vocibus aquarum multarum. flumina fluctus suos, A vocibus aquarum multarum. flumina fluctus suos, Elevaverunt flumina, flumina Elevaverunt flumina, flumina Elevaverunt flumina, flumina flumina fluctus…

4. Plague (II): Responses and Measures

Prof: Last time, as you’ll remember, we talked about a general overview of the three pandemics, as well as the impact of the plague bacterium– which we have here, Yersinia pestis, the star of our show–on the individual human body. This morning I’d like to talk about community responses to bubonic plague, first in terms…