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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remain in the Holy Land on this first visit for only two months , until 15 August . ...
On the other hand , there was now less than a month before the date fixed by the
Venetians for their return ; it was unthinkable not to make use of a fleet whose ...
Girolamo Zane had by now moved on to Crete , where the papal and Spanish
fleets joined him on 1 September – almost exactly five months since his
departure from Venice . A council was called , at which Doria at once began
raising new ...
So far as the French were concerned , therefore , this was a clear breach of her
proclaimed neutrality - a point which Napoleon Bonaparte was to turn to good
account in the months ahead . Bonaparte was now twenty - six years old . He had
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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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