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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By late summer 1441 both sides were ready for peace – though Sforza ( who was ( himself to act as principal mediator ) wisely insisted , before any treaty was signed , on celebrating his long - promised marriage with Bianca Visconti and ...
THE HUMILIATING PEACE a a that there would be no combined Italian expedition to check the Ottoman advance for several years to come . Nor was there much sign of progress on the other fronts from which an early offensive had been ...
Moreover , for the next twelve years there was peace . This was the more remarkable in that the Thirty Years ' War was still raging and Venice was under relentless pressure from several sides to involve herself .
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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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