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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of the church , and thither they brought much timber and deal planks and ladders , and so raised up a lofty and splendid throne . And they also erected two masts of pine wood of wondrous height on each side of the quay , from which hung ...
Their reigns were short - the first two occupying the throne for three years each , the last dying of apoplexy after only thirty - four days – and , perhaps for that reason alone , undistinguished ; but the Republic over whose fortunes ...
Louis lost no time in packing the young claimant off to Madrid to assume his throne without delay ; he was right to do so , for he was well aware that the Emperor Leopold would not accept this new dispensation without protest .
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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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