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 treaty was signed on 1 June 1355 , each Republic undertaking - among other less important provisions – not to encroach on the home waters of the other and to keep out of the contentious Sea of Azov for three years .
This characteristically Venetian interest in education and medicine was also reflected in the Republic's attitude to Padua , whose university - the oldest in Italy after that of Bologna – was allocated an annual subsidy of 4,000 ducats ...
The clergy were therefore adjured to continue as before with the cure of the souls of the faithful and the celebration of the Mass , since it was the Republic's ' most firm intention to continue in the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Faith ...
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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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