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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Then about the third hour there arrived the Doge's barge , in which was the Emperor , with the Doge and the cardinals that had been sent to him on the previous day ; and he was led by seven archbishops and canons of the Church in solemn ...
REBELLION IN CRETE - - sent out from the Republic . Flash - point was at last reached - just as in Britain's American colonies four centuries later - over the unilateral imposition of customs duties . Repeated assurances that the profit ...
Food supplies were sent in and , apart from a few minor incidents , relations between the Europeans and the Turks were friendly . On s August Bragadin sent word to Mustafa proposing to call and formally to present him with the keys of ...
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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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