Posts Tagged ‘san servolo’

Guided visit to the islands, including visit to the park, church and museum.

Monday, February 14th, 2011

san clemente_isolaAs far as the archive collections are concerned, the first inventory allowed several scholars to access the entries listed in recent years. Currently, the ministerial project ‘Carte da legare’ (‘Papers to Bind’) is in progress to list and categorize administrative and medical entries via an application software which runs on a national level, in order to reach an inventory standardization of the Italian archives.

Waiting for the Befana at San Servolo Island

Friday, November 26th, 2010

aspettando-la-befana-veneziaThis third edition of the “Aspettando la Beffana” will propose  a lot of activities for children with their parents.

San Servolo Island in Celebration

Monday, July 5th, 2010

san servolo miniDuring next month many artists and celebrations will take place at San Servolo Island.
Benedictine monks lived on this island from at least the eighth century and for almost five hundred years.
They were joined later by nuns escaping from the convents of Saints Leone and Basso on the island of Malamocco, which had been destroyed by a seaquake. At the beginning of the 15th century the nuns departed, but they were soon replaced by a few dozen other nuns, who were fleeing the Turkish invasion of Crete.