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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In other directions , Pepin's armies continued to advance . Grado fell , and so , probably , did those old enemies Heraclea – what was left of it - and Jesolo . But the Malamoccans , their women and children evacuated to Rialto , showed ...
The success of the operation depended on their continued vigilance . One of the Brondolo barricades was clearly vulnerable and needed constant defence against attempts by the Genoese to remove it ; there were also the northern lagoon ...
They returned to S. Barnabà in time to open the dancing , which continued far into the night . Even then the celebrations were only just getting under way ; the public holiday continued for several days , days given over to a wild ...
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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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