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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POPE JULIUS II but Pius III died within a month of his election, and by then
Cesare had already found himself confronted with a new problem - the territorial
aspirations of Venice. For Venice had seen her chance. Shorn suddenly of her ...
Gone, too, would be her jurisdiction over subjects of the papal states in her
territory. The Pope was to receive full compensation for all his expenses in
recovering his territories and for all the revenues which he had lost while those
England and Holland, horrified at the prospect of seeing France and Spain united
under Louis, offered their mediation with the Sultan; Poland and Venice, on the
assumption that they would retain the territories they had conquered, were only ...
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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
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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