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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A VENETIAN POPE sentence of death could now be seen as merely a routine
precaution. This characteristically Venetian interest in education and medicine
was also reflected in the Republic's attitude to Padua, whose university - the
oldest in ...
It was Sarpi, now appointed official counsellor to the Senate, who drafted the
Republic's reply to the Pope's first brief - that which related to Church property.
The tone was respectful but utterly unyielding, the style concise and unadorned,
The clergy were therefore adjured to continue as before with the cure of the souls
of the faithful and the celebration of the Mass, since it was the Republic's 'most
firm intention to continue in the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Faith and the ...
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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
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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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