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 new arrivals for the fray that, refusing even to wait for the remainder of the
army, they launched their own attack at dawn on 25 June. It began badly: the first
body of troops on whom they opened fire proved to be a recently arrived ...
3'3 Council of, 318-19, 315 Venetian war with, 360-1, 391 Pope Julius II and, 394
, 415-16, 414 Trevisan attacks, 406 Clement VIII claims, 507 Peace of (1644),
543 Ferrara, Duke of, 154 Fcrrara, Alfonso, Duke of Trevisan attacks, 406 aids ...
353-6 territorial expansion, 194, 341-4, 348, 353, 357 Venetian friendship with,
330, 371 war with Venice under Bajazet, 383-5, 440 aggression under Suleiman,
440-1, 461 attacks Hungary, 441, 451 and siege of Vienna, 441-3 Venetian ...
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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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