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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... effect that in 1300 he had been accused of extortion in the twin Peloponnesian colonies of Modone and Corone . By 1302 , with the sum in question still not fully repaid , he had been nominated podestà at Nona and a member of the ...
So important an acquisition , coming as it did on top of the Scaligeri defeat and the elimination of what had seemed a threat to Venice's very survival , had also a profound effect on the national morale . The treaty was celebrated on ...
EFFECTS OF THE EXPEDITION spect only did his actions reveal him for what he was : he fought like a Frenchman ... Paradoxically , Charles's Italian adventure was to have its most lasting effect not in Italy , but in Northern Europe .
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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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