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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Another Venetian fleet under his fellow-admiral Carlo Zeno was shortly expected
in Pola from the East; if it were to turn up, then the two together should be able to
deal with the Genoese. Meanwhile it would be better to remain in harbour, out ...
By now, what little hope the exhausted defenders retained of saving the city was
concentrated on the long- awaited Venetian fleet. Yet even this was
problematical. Although Minotto seems to have promised the Emperor that a fleet
would be ...
THE TWO FLEETS MEET which - not being oared like the galleys - were
considerably less manoeuvrable, were to form a separate convoy.1 Emboldened
by the fall of Famagusta and by the departure of virtually the entire Venetian fleet
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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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