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.
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The first of these occasions was the visit, in July 1574, of the twenty- three-year-
old King Henry III of France. The circumstances were, to say the least, unusual. It
was only in February of that same year that - thanks to the machinations of his ...
... 131 Castello, see Olivolo Castcllo, Bishop of, 171 Castiglione, Battle of (1796),
611 Catania, 93, 113 Cateau-Cambrcsis, Treaty of (1559), 460 Caterina (Cornaro
), Queen of Cyprus, 364—7, 471 Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France, 468, ...
577-8 Louis XV, King of France, 45, 593 Louis XVI, King of France, 608 Louis
XVIII, King of France (Jormerly Comte de Lille), 609-10, 619 Lucca, 101, 189, 101
, 106-7, *73 Ludovico il Moro, 361, 371, 374, 376, 378, 380-1 Ludovisi, Nicold,
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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
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