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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He was seized , shorn of his beard , and dispatched to end his days in Constantinople . а Otto's successor , Pietro Barbolano - but , with that perverseness which characterizes so much of early Venetian nomenclature , more usually known ...
THE SACK OF CONSTANTINOPLE selves and the Greeks . . . and the city began to blaze fiercely , and it burned all that night and all the next day until evening . It was the third fire at Constantinople since the Franks arrived .
On the outward journey Loredan was on no account to engage any Turkish ships except in selfdefence ; once at Constantinople , short of a general order to put himself at the disposal of the Emperor , there was no direct injunction for ...
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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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