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 basilica on 22 April 1378, Vettor Pisani - nephew of that Nicolo who had been
deprived of command after Portolungo - was invested by Doge Contarini with the
banner of St Mark and enjoined to lead the Republic to victory. Vettor Pisani ...
PISANI DISGRACED conditions were the more intolerable for being obviously
unnecessary. A renewed request to return home in the spring was again rejected;
and it was a resentful and demoralized body of men that awoke in Pola on the ...
Pisani, Nicold, 117, 119, 111-3, 148 Pisani, Vettor, 148-9, 151-5, 183 Piscopia (
now Episkopi), Cyprus, 136 n. Pitigliano, Nicold Orsini, Count of, 393, 398-400,
405 Pius II, Pope, 344-6, 351 Pius III, Pope, 390-1 Pius IV, Pope, 159-60 Pius V, ...
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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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