A History of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
"As comprehensive as it is engaging, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is a complete history of "the most beautiful and magical of cities." This necessary volume traces the rise of Venice from its fifth-century origins through 1797 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic."--
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The lion of St Mark 3. The apse of the Cathedral of S. Maria Assunta , Torcello 4. A Byzantine panel from the screen , Torcello 5. Detail of the bronze doors , Basilica of St Mark 6. SS . Maria e Donato , Murano 7.
One day - so the story goes – when St Mark was travelling from Aquileia to Rome , his ship chanced to put in at the islands of Rialto . There an angel appeared to him and blessed him with the words ' Pax tibi ...
Now , with the body of St Mark slammed , as it were , on to the scales in favour of Grado , the Mantuan decision could be safely ignored . Grado remained the metropolitan see to which the Church of Venice , revived and regenerated in ...
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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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