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 PROMISSIONE promissione which Tiepolo was obliged to sign on taking
office was considerably more detailed, and more restrictive of the ducal power,
than that of any Doge before him. This promissione, in effect a sort of coronation ...
voice heard and, thronging the Piazza, demanded that the ducal throne should
now be given to the leading member of the one family that stood more than any
other for the old, genuinely democratic Venetian order: Doge Lorenzo Tiepolo's ...
... Empress of the West, 46-7 Thirty Years' War, 531, 538, 543, 559 Tibald of
Champagne, Count, 116-7, I1-9 Tiepolo family, 174, 181, 188, 191 plot against
Gradenigo, 196, 100-1 Tiepolo, Bajamonte, 191-6, 198-9, 114, 168, 498, 504
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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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