Old and New Ghetto

14 April, 2015

Maybe you don’t know that the “Ghetto Nuovo” was the old one, and the “Ghetto Vecchio” the newest.

The first Jews in fact went to live in the island called the new foundry” (Getto nuovo), and only when they grew in number also occupied the area calledold foundry” (Getto vecchio).

Venice ghetto

Venice ghetto

 

 

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