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 crossing was successfully accomplished, but the League forces followed and
charged the French rear. The vanguard, which included most of Charles's much-
vaunted artillery, had advanced too far and allowed itself to get separated from ...
the coming of spring the French were once again on the march, materially
assisted by the Duke of Anhalt and Duke Alfonso, expecting to combine with
Maximilian and then to settle the situation in the Vencto once and for all.
CREMA DECLARED FREE Unfortunately, Verona was also the city in which anti-
French feeling was strongest. The massive garrison had long since given up
paying for its provisions in cash, and was now forcing local tradesmen to accept ...
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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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