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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Despite the prisoners at Salo, the French had from the first played no ostensible
part in these uprisings, for which they disclaimed all responsibility. There was,
however, a third city in which the same group of agitators had tried to stir up a ...
... 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.1 The
cases of all other prisoners to be reviewed and the death penalty abolished.
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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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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