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 BATTLE OF FORNOVO The next morning , soon after first light , Charles led his army forward . He and his 10,000 men were fully arrayed for battle , but in a last tenuous hope of avoiding open conflict he resolved to cross the ...
THE BATTLE OF RAVENNA а he and his friend Bayard led the assault , fighting barefoot to give themselves a better grip on the sloping , slippery ground . Brescia was taken by storm , the leader of the revolt was publicly beheaded in the ...
... 442 Limassol ( Cyprus ) , 475 Lallement , 609 , 615 , 623 , 628 Lippomano Bank , 387 La Lojera , Battle of ( 1353 ) , 219 , 221 Lisbon , 386-7 Lamberg , Count , 575 Lissa ( now Vis ) , 52 Lando , Pietro , Doge , 454 , 458 Liutprand ...
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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
The City Rises Up 811900
The Adventurer and the Saint 900991
s The Determined Dynasty 9911032
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