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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When each wave of barbarians had passed, the majority would return to their
homes - or what was left of them - and try to resume their old mainland lives. It
was only later that their descendants came to understand that this was not to be.
Less immediately apparent were the corresponding disadvantages of Venice's
new role as a mainland power. Her major problems were those of frontier security
. The recent war had greatly strengthened the position of the Visconti of Milan, ...
Hastily, Venice raised her own army - much of it conscripted, as always, from her
mainland territories and commanded in succession by two Malatesta brothers,
Carlo and Pandolfo - and in the course of 141 1 managed to stem the Hungarian
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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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