A history of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this book will be treasured by all those who share the author's fascination with "the most beautiful and magical of cities." Book jacket.
Resultat 1-3 av 77
Of Sebastiano Ziani and the Peace of Venice the story has already been told; we
must now turn to a darker and more shameful triumph: that grim adventure still
ludicrously known as the Fourth Crusade, and its architect Enrico Dandolo.
Andrea Dandolo and Marin Falier [1342-1355] until this hour What Prince has
plotted for his people's freedom? Or risked a life to liberate his subjects? Byron,
Marino Faliero Rich, noble and popular, Andrea Dandolo was the outstanding ...
Dandolo, Domenico, 171 ». Dandolo, Enrico, Doge, 156-7, 171, 330, 634
negotiates with Byzantium, 10;, 124 proclaimed Doge, 114 blindness, 114-5 in
Fourth Crusade, 114, 117-31, 133-8, M°-J. '49 death, 148 Dandolo, Francesco,
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 717
The City Rises Up 811900
48 andre deler vises ikke