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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A similar advance on Ferrara , this time by Venetian and papal forces together , was also checked at the walls ; but a successful river expedition up the Adige largely wiped out the humiliation of the previous December and , as the ...
THE FRANCO - PAPAL WAR а a Pope Julius , confined to bed with a high fever in a fundamentally hostile city and knowing that he had less than a thousand of his own men on whom he could rely , gave himself up for lost .
The Cardinal panicked and Aed for his life , without even bothering to warn the Duke of Urbino , who was encamped with the papal troops in the western approaches , or the Venetians under Capello a mile or two away to the south ; these ...
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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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