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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Her political development had thus proceeded on completely different lines from
those followed by her sister - cities . They had taken the path of communal
government and then , when that had failed , had veered sharply round towards ...
... on the ground floor ( above the water level ) of the prigioni and those
immediately under the leads of the Doges ' Palace roof – to be opened for
inspection by the people , after the release of the last three political prisoners
from the latter .
Napoleon Bonaparte was not the only one to imagine Venetian dungeons
swarming with political prisoners whose only crime had been the love of liberty .
He must have been astonished to learn that , at the fall of the Republic , there
was not a ...
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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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