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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Padua and Verona , Mantua and Modena had all at various times come under its
influence , and at Ferrara , through the earlier part of the thirteenth century , it had
stoutly defended the Guelf cause against the Ghibelline captain , Salinguerra ...
PART THREE A Power in Europe Wherefore if Venice be defended from external
causes of commotion , it is first ... to invade her : but this can be attributed to no
other cause than her prudence : which will appear to be greater , as we look ...
... reformer who , beginning with a worthy cause sincerely pursued , gains such
fame and universal admiration that he allows it to go to his head and finally sees
his once - sacred cause as little more than a means of his own selfglorification .
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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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The City Rises Up 811900
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