A History of Venice
Vintage Books, 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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advanced to within sight of the walls of Milan before the winter closed in .
Desperate now for help , Filippo Maria appealed to the Pope , to Alfonso V of
Aragon - now also King of Naples and Sicily - and to the King of France . He even
turned to ...
SFORZA CAPTURES MILAN No surer way of sowing dissension between the
republics could have been found . Milan demanded the two towns'immediate
restitution : Venice replied that they had a right to offer themselves to
... 482 , 485 Sforza , Francesco , Duke of Milan , 303 , Santa Maura ( now Leucas
) , 357 , 565 , 573 319-23 , 324 1. , 326 , 335 , 345 Sanudo , Marin ( Marino ) , the
Older , 96 Sforza , Francesco II , Duke of Milan , 439 , Sanudo , Marin ( Marino ) ...
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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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