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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WAR WITH GENOA Constantinople. Once again, fighting had broken out
between the Venetian and Genoese colonies in the city, in the course of which
many Venetians had been massacred. Those who had escaped the slaughter,
The island of Sardinia had for some years been a bone of contention between
Genoa and Aragon; and Pisani arrived there to find the Spaniards blockading the
port of Alghero and simultaneously preparing to face an attack from a Genoese ...
On 30 May the Venetian and Genoese fleets met off Anzio. It was a day of violent
storms and a heavy sea; the battle was fought in driving rain, with winds rising to
gale force so that close manoeuvring became impossible and four of Pisani's ...
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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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