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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remain in the Holy Land on this first visit for only two months , until Is August . It was a hard , typically Venetian bargain ; and the speed with which the Franks accepted it shows how desperate they were for naval support .
At the beginning of September he was at Asti , to receive the news that a combined French , Swiss and Genoese naval and military force under his cousin the Duke of Orleans who had set out a month earlier with an advance guard and most ...
Of this latter work , only the first volume was ever published ; the second was still incomplete when he died , aged only sixty - seven , in March 1763 , having reigned for only ten months . He was buried in his family chapel at S. Stae ...
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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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