Flag of the Republic of Venice

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Flag of Most Serene Republic of Venice

The Flag of the Republic of Venice, commonly known as the Banner or Standard of Saint Mark (stendardo di San Marco), was the symbol of the Republic of Venice, until its dissolution in 1797.

Its main component was the Lion of Saint Mark, symbolizing Mark the Evangelist, the patron saint of Venice.[1] The flag inspired the modern Flag of Veneto region in Italy.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Flags of the World : Venice". Retrieved 10 November 2018.

SourcesEdit

  • Aldrighetti, Giorgio; de Biasi, Mario (1998). Il Gonfalone di San Marco: analisi storico-araldica dello stemma, gonfalone, sigillo e bandiera della Citta di Venezia (in Italian). Venice: Filippi., 378 pp.
  • de Biasi, Mario (1983). Il Gonfalone di S. Marco (in Italian). Venice: Ufficio Affari Istituzionali., 66 p.