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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If so , it may also have been given to him to witness one of the few . miracles that the Venetians – a down - to - earth people even then , not normally given to imaginative flights of fancy – like to claim for their own .
As the papal Nuncio reported to Rome , he was more given to his devotions than to affairs of business or of state ; and though he had always lived in the considerable style that befitted his rank and station , dispensing alms with a ...
When Foscarini was finally allowed to withdraw , he had given away to the French everything they wanted , without a shot being fired or a penny paid . It seemed to him a cheap price to pay for saving Verona from the flames .
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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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