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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The French , in particular , had done all they could to dissuade him from taking such a step , and at the absolution ceremony the French , Imperial and Spanish ambassadors to the Holy See , all of whom were in Rome at the time ...
These French have taken away my appetite ... It is the will of God that Italy should be freed from the hands of the French . Julius II , quoted in a letter from the Venetian Ambassador ( Sanudo X , 369 ) a But Venice did not die .
He then proceeded with his army to Lombardy , arriving more or less simultaneously with the French to find a welcome warmer than he or they had dared to hope . Massimiliano Sforza , after less than a year on the throne of Milan ...
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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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