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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permutation in the pattern of alliances. First France and the Papacy were allied
against Venice, then Venice and the Papacy ranged themselves against France;
now Venice and France combined against the Papacy - and, indeed, all comers.
A FRENCH ALLIANCE REJECTED counter; the requests were ignored, the
letters went unanswered. At the beginning of June - once again, it seems, with
the sole purpose of placating Pesaro - the Senate ordered the fleet up from Corfu,
Michiel, Vitale, Doge, 77, 81, 86 Michiel, Vitale II, Doge, 100, 105-8, 118-19, 114,
151, 181 Milan leads opposition to Frederick, 99-100 and P. Tiepolo, 153 treaty
with, 101 border with Venice, 108 alliance with Genoa, 110, 131 and Carrara, ...
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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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