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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THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS city of Venice was formally brought into being - at the stroke of noon on Friday 25 March 421 . a - So , at least , runs the old and venerable Venetian tradition . Unfortunately the document on which it is based ...
Like his father , he was quick to build up his image as a magnificent and majestic potentate – so far , at least , as the traditionally austere sensibilities of his subjects permitted . - Domenico Selvo ( sec p . 69 ) .
From the Venetian point of view , however , the Council was at least as important for what it left undone - a negative aspect for which Venice may have been at least partly responsible : While reaffirming the general supremacy of the ...
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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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