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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France on the March ( 1489-1500 ] Me menerent au long de la grant rue qu'ilz appellent le Canal Grant : et est bien large ( les gallées y passent au travers , et y ay veu navyres de quatre cens tonneaulx et plus , près des maisons ) ...
In 1526 , while Pope Clement was threatening Charles V with his League of Cognac and Francis I was negotiating his release from his Spanish prison , a huge Turkish army was on the march against Hungary ; and on 29 August of that year ...
But at last the French demands became so threatening that the Signoria dared resist them no longer ; on 31 March 1796 Louis was politely requested to leave , and shortly afterwards did so , demanding - in an understandable show of pique ...
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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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