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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Had the new Doge not already igned briefly at his father's side he would never have been chosen ; as it was , his fecklessness and general apathy soon became more than his subjects could stand . On 29 June 836 , the feast of St Peter ...
And those institutions in which , ultimately , the political power resided were subject to exquisitely calculated ... present at its sessions - established in 1310 ' to preserve the liberty and peace of the subjects of the Republic and ...
Since Dalmatia was now the territory of the Empire and the offenders technically imperial subjects , Venice would in her turn make ever more pressing representations to Ferdinand for effective measures to be taken against them ...
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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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