A History of Venice
Vintage Books, 1982 - 673 sider
Traces the rise ot empire of this city from its 5th century beginnings all the way through until 1797 when Napolean put an end to the thousand year-old Republic. 32 pages of black and white photos, 4 maps and charts.
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He was seized, shorn of his beard, and dispatched to end his days in
Constantinople. Otto's successor, Pietro Barbolano - but, with that perverseness
which characterizes so much of early Venetian nomenclature, more usually
known as ...
VENETIAN ASSISTANCE Vice-Captain of the Gulf, arrived in Constantinople with
five galleys - one of which may have also carried the young ship's surgeon Nicolo
Barbara, who was to write a day-to-day diary of the coming siege, the most ...
On the outward journey Loredan was on no account to engage any Turkish ships
except in self- defence; once at Constantinople, short of a general order to put
himself at the disposal of the Emperor, there was no direct injunction for him to ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - setnahkt - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - pbjwelch - LibraryThing
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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