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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The old fortifications had been torn down at the end of the previous century and replaced with a completely new enceinte , incorporating all the latest advances in military architecture ; and the town was now , to all appearances , ...
The town was weakening fast , its ammunition and supplies running out , its defences steadily undermined by Turkish sappers . On 22 August it surrendered . The Turks , doubtless hoping by a well - timed show of magnanimity to encourage ...
THE LION LEAVES CANDIA taking of the town by storm , he might be able to secure favourable , even honourable , terms . Admittedly , he had no powers to parley on behalf of the Republic ; but he was aware that on at least three occasions ...
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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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