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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Alas , only five months later , on 18 September 887 , Pietro was killed while leading an expedition against the Dalmatian pirates , the first Doge to die in battle for the Republic . Reluctantly , old Giovanni took up the reins again ...
and almost incredible career of Pietro Candiano IV cannot be conveniently summed up in a few words ; it deserves to be recounted in detail . His father must have regretted for the rest of his life the decision , only four years after ...
888-912 Orso Participazio II 912-932 Pietro Candiano II 932-939 Pietro Participazio 939-942 Pietro Candiano III 942-959 Pietro Candiano IV 959-976 Pietro Orseolo I 976-978 Vitale Candiano Tribuno Memmo 979-991 Pietro Orseolo II 991-1008 ...
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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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