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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par cbe tutto copra Dalle Fornaci al li to pelestino ; E faccia con gran spesa e con
lung" opra II ponte a Malamocco; e che vicino Giunga a Rial io, e pi combatta ...
Under the leadership of the Patriarch of Grado - who had for some time shown
himself openly rebellious towards the central authority on Malamocco - it now
began seriously to threaten the security of the state. Doge Giovanni, who had by
The recapture of Malamocco was perhaps less significant than it appeared.
Winter was approaching, and winter must inevitably mean, for Pietro Doria, the
withdrawal of his forces into Chioggia. For Vettor Pisani, on the other hand, who
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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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