Sentence Examples


  • Venice, which since the days of Attila had offered an asylum to Roman refugees from the northern cities, was left untouched.
  • He was resentful of the time his father spent with his brother.
  • Meanwhile, throughout the middle ages, it had been the policy of Venice to refrain from conquests on the Italian mainland, and to confine her energies to commerce in the East.
  • After this, for thirty years, between 1352 and 1381, Venice and Genoa contested the supremacy of the Mediterranean.
  • He led a studious life until, when war broke out, he entered the service of the republic of Venice and served with distinction in the field.