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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... the former - so - called after its founders , the family of Jubanico - now a
seventeenth - century building , the latter a fifteenth . A neighbouring calle is still
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There could be no doubt , however , that Venice had done well out of the
expedition , the more so since it was probably one of the vessels taking part that
called on the return journey at Constantinople , whence it brought back yet
another of ...
His brother Marco was already nursing a personal grievance against the Doge ,
who had publicly accused him of cowardice at the time of his escape from Ferrara
; and Marco now called a secret meeting of his friends . They readily agreed ...
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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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