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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But for the later history of the Republic the most important of these Alights from Lombard domination was also one of the first – that from Aquileia to Grado . The see of Aquileia had traditionally been founded by St Mark himself ...
In 1374 the Jews of Mestre had been encouraged to settle in Venice – technically for only five years , but this term was easily extended - and twenty years later few Venetian citizens were not , to a greater or a lesser degree , in hock ...
At last , on 30 September , Maximilian gave up - ' for ' , as he wrote a week later to his daughter Margaret , ' in consideration of the strength of guns and defenders that the Venetians have in the city , and the great works that they ...
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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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