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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THE LOMBARD LEAGUE Rainald of Dassel , and many of his most trusted lieutenants and advisers . It was like some dreadful visitation from the Old Testament and indeed was considered all over Europe as divine retribution for the ...
Not until the provisions of the League of Cambrai had been carried out to the letter and the Venetians had knelt before him with halters round their necks would he consider giving them absolution . He finished by handing Donà a paper ...
THE FRENCH ALLIANCE emerge : while all the other members of the Holy League were busy carving out vast acquisitions for themselves – Parma and Piacenza for the Pope , Verona and Vicenza for the Emperor , Naples for the King of Spain ...
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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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