Example sentences for: doges

How can you use “doges” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On the waterfront sits the Doges’ Palace (Palazzo Ducale), for 900 years the focus of Venice’s uncontested power and pomp, evoked in the imposing elegance of its delicate pink marble and white limestone façades with their airy arcades and loggias.

  • What began in a.d. 830 as the Doges’ chapel for the remains of the evangelist Mark, the republic’s patron saint, was rebuilt in the 11th century as a grandiose Byzantine-Oriental basilica influenced by the Hagia Sofia in Constantinople.

  • Built by the Dominicans, it was the doges’ funeral church with some 25 buried here, many in masterpieces of monumental tombs.

  • Built for the Pisani doges in 1756, with 200 rooms, Tiepolo frescoes in the ballroom, and vast park with pond, labyrinth, and stables, it was purchased by Napoleon in 1807 and subsequently hosted Tsars, Hapsburg emperors, and, for their first meeting in 1934, Hitler and Mussolini.

  • Of the 76 doges portrayed here, one is blackened out, Marino Faliero, beheaded for treason in 1355.

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