acqua alta
high water
bellissimo
most beautiful
calle
narrow street (in Venice)
campo
area, square
caro sposo
beloved spouse
chiesa
church
chimera
fire-spouting monster with lion's head,serpents tail, and goat's body
coffered
having deep panels
diptych
A pair of pictures as folding panels
fondamenta
foundation, pavement
gettare
to cast (metal)
igresse, prego
please come in
marmoreal
marble
No sole
No sun
osteria
tavern
Ottobre ventiquattro
twenty-fourth of October
per niente
for nothing
prego?
pardon?
rio
river
rubinous
red
scuola
school
soprintendenti
supervisors, local officials
tesserae
mosaic tiles
threnodic
like a threnody (song of lament)
vespero
vespers, evening service