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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a the coming of spring the French were once again on the march , materially assisted by the Duke of Anhalt and Duke Alfonso , expecting to combine with Maximilian and then to settle the situation in the Veneto once and for all .
SULIEMAN PROPOSES ALLIANCE as it went – a trail of devastation equalled only by that left by the retreating French . But then the tide turned . Dysentery broke out in the imperial ranks and continued until over half their number were ...
CREMA DECLARED FREE Unfortunately , Verona was also the city in which anti - French feeling was strongest . The massive garrison had long since given up paying for its provisions in cash , and was now forcing local tradesmen to accept ...
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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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