A History of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
"As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic."--
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But Venice could not fight the Turks alone , and Charles V could not fight them either while his contest with the King of France was unresolved . That contest was to last until 1529 , though henceforth Venice and the other states of ...
He sincerely trusted that France , now deservedly restored to her former greatness , would do her utmost to restrain King Philip's ambitions . As to the religious question in France - the massacre of St Bartholomew had taken place only ...
1513 alliance with Venice , 425 Manin , Palazzo , 457 430 Manin , Lodovico , Doge , 605-7 , 627-31 , 633 , marriage , 430 635 Louis XIII , King of France , 519 , 531 Mantegna , Andrea , 377 Louis XIV , King of France , 553 , 555-6 ...
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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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