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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A fleet of forty ships was quickly prepared and dispatched under the command of
Rogerio Morosini, nicknamed Malabranca, 'the Evil Claw'. Racing through the
Dardanelles and burning every Greek or Genoese ship in sight, he attacked and
Those years, ineffectual as they had been, had cost the Republic much - in ships
and manpower, in money and morale. Venice was tired. She was also
disillusioned. By now, surely, it must be evident that the Turkish threat was
directed not ...
Unlike the northern and Atlantic nations, however, Venice continued to favour the
galley as the basis of her war navy, confining her own ship-building activities
entirely to the old models. On the face of it, there were good reasons for this ...
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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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