Place names

2 February, 2016

Wonder why this calle has such a name…

calle della morte

calle della morte

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3 Responses to “Place names”

  1. Yvonne Says:

    I hope someone has an answer. We can always make up something, in the meantime.


  2. I have asked. It’s likely this was one of the many places in the town where death sentences were carried out.
    Death sentences were in fact quite common in the old Republic.

  3. Riccardo Says:

    To know something about the name of the calli, you can read Curiosità Veneziane by Giuseppe Tassini (https://books.google.it/books/…..)


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