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.
Resultat 1-3 av 72
And those institutions in which , ultimately , the political power resided were
subject to exquisitely calculated systems of ... Signoria were always present at its
sessions - established in 1310 ' to preserve the liberty and peace of the subjects
as she was well aware , was due entirely to Venetian protection ; but that
protection had gradually become as oppressive to her as it was to her subjects .
Every important post at court or in the administration was in Venetian hands ,
every town ...
Since Dalmatia was now the territory of the Empire and the offenders technically
imperial subjects , Venice would in her turn make ever more pressing
representations to Ferdinand for effective measures to be taken against them ;
but despite ...
Hva folk mener - Skriv en omtale
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
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - pbjwelch - LibraryThing
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
Beginnings to 727
The City Rises Up 811900
47 andre deler vises ikke
Andre utgaver - Vis alle
The History of Government from the Earliest Times: The intermediate ages
Samuel Edward Finer
Begrenset visning - 1997
Armies of Pestilence: The Impact of Disease on History
R. S. Bray
Begrenset visning - 2004