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Venipedia is a non-commercial wiki-based website dedicated to providing original information and data about the city of Venice, Italy. With the goal of cataloging and understanding every aspect of the unique culture, organization, and history, Venipedia seeks to provide English-speakers with a definitive compendium of up-to-date data on the incredible examples of human achievement found in Venice. Venipedia aims to fill the information gap left by other online knowledge bases by serving as a more detailed and data-oriented primary resource. Whether you are a curious individual or an official organization conducting research, Venipedia is dedicated to preserving all that Venice has to offer the world, and making it available to you.

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Featured Article: Crosses

This page is an overview of all the crosses in Venice.
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Total Number 74
Total Number Missing 2
Latin Crosses 44
Greek Crosses 10
Byzantine Crosses 8
Maltese Crosses 6

The cross (in Italian croce) is a religious symbol found throughout Venice and is a type of public art. Throughout the history of Venice, religion has played a significant role in the city, yet, despite the large number of churches, relatively few crosses decorate the city when compared to other ..→

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