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 had attacked his predecessor some months before over the question of whether to accept Turkish peace offers . ... by the same token , once hostilities had begun in earnest , she had never hesitated to attack if there seemed an ...
... 419 , 424-5 Fermo , 158 Ferrara attack by , 101 Venice and Genoa attack , 154 and Guelf - Ghibelline conflict , 186 n . attacked by Venice , 187-90 , 198–9 , 201 despotism in , 206 buildings in , 212 league against Milan , 220 Peace ...
... 293-5 , 299 , 326 , 347-8 , 353-6 territorial expansion , 294 , 342-4 , 348 , 353 , 357 Venetian friendship with , 330 , 371 war with Venice under Bajazet , 383-5 , 440 aggression under Suleiman , 440-1 , 461 attacks Hungary , 442 ...
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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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