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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Once again , fighting had broken out between the Venetian and Genoese colonies in the city , in the course of which many Venetians had been massacred . Those who had escaped the slaughter , including the bailo , had been immediately ...
The Genoese broke it almost at once ; the Venetians , whose record was probably very little better , protested – adding for good measure that the Genoese merchants in Trebizond had unlawfully prevented them from fortifying their own ...
On 30 May the Venetian and Genoese fleets met off Anzio . It was a day of violent storms and a heavy sea ; the battle was fought in driving rain , with winds rising to gale force so that close manoeuvring became impossible and four of ...
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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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