A history of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this book will be treasured by all those who share the author's fascination with "the most beautiful and magical of cities." Book jacket.
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an end to a long and unedifying chapter of her history - a chapter which had
effectively begun with Charles VIII's invasion of 1494 and had brought the Italians
nothing but devastation and destruction. Twice more, briefly, in 1 5 36— 7 and ...
Charles in the Castel Sant' Angelo; somehow friendly relations had to be re-
established. Next there were the individual peace treaties to be drawn up with all
the Italian ex-enemies of the Empire, the most important of which, apart from ...
58, Wi 151, l8i' 445 Charles, Archduke of Austria, 611 Charles of Anjou, 169 n. ,
170, 171, 370 n. Charles the Fat, Emperor of the West, 36 Charles IV of Bohemia,
Emperor of the West, 110, 114, 134 Charles V, Emperor of the West (formerly ...
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Although weighty in both the literal and metaphorical sense of the word, this turned out to be quite a worthwhile book. It covers the history of Venice from 421 CE to 1797 CE. The Most Serene Republic ... Les hele vurderingen
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Another absolutely brilliant book by John Julius Norwich. Incredibly researched, full of amazing details (and the wisdom to have skipped all those details when they didn't contribute to the story ... Les hele vurderingen
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