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  • 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.
  • Giacomo di Rialto, 1 Secretary to Theodoric the Great, in a letter dated A.
  • 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 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.

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