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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Padua and Verona , Mantua and Modena had all at various times come under its influence , and at Ferrara , through the earlier part of the thirteenth century , it had stoutly defended the Guelf cause against the Ghibelline captain ...
Giovanni e Paolo , the Venetians of today have little cause to remember him . ... The wave of jubilation caused by this it was the first victory that the Venetians had had to celebrate for a considerable time - was enough to tip the ...
PART THREE A Power in Europe Wherefore if Venice be defended from external causes of commotion , it is first ... whence they have no will , to invade her : but this can be attributed to no other cause than her prudence : which will ...
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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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