Main Page

From Venipedia
Jump to: navigation, search
x


Welcome to Venipedia
A free, data-driven resource all about Venice, Italy.
17,800 articles about Venice...and growing!


What is Venipedia?

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.

To learn more about the purpose, content, and approach that separates Venipedia from other online resources visit the About Venipedia page.

Featured Article: Keystone

This article contains information about the typical Keystone. For information on Keystones in general, visit the Decorative Keystones page.

A keystone is a wedged shape piece of stone that is placed at the top of the arch to lock, or hold all the other stones in place. The keystone allows the arch to bear weight but experiences the least amount of stress due to its position at the apex[1].

A keystone makes it possible for an arch to bear weight.

Function

A ..→

Analytics at a glance...

Total Number of Pages 25,086

Total Number of Articles 17,800

Most Popular Pages

For more statistics click here.

Analytics 2010-2012.JPG

The figure on the right illustrates results from Google Analytics, taken from October 2010 through October 2012. The site had a total of 43,090 different visitors with a return rate of 21.41%. Continue to check back for updates!

Did you know...

New to Wiki?

Learn more by checking out the Help section!

Want to become a contributor? Request an account here.

Want to contribute? Start creating articles using the article wizard.

Contribute!

Wpi logo.jpg
  1. Ayetut. Computerized Catalog of Venetian Decorative Keystones, pp. 3.1-3.3
Personal tools
Namespaces

Variants
Actions
Navigation
Toolbox