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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to resent the heavier and far less sympathetic hand of their new imperial masters . a It was early in July , less than two months after Agnadello , that there came the first reports of spontaneous uprisings on the mainland in favour of ...
In the early years of the century this had declined sharply , particularly after the Emperor declared Trieste a free in 1719 and the Pope did the same for Ancona thirteen years later . But as part of the reform of 1736 ...
By early April every pretence of civility between French and Italians was gone . Bonaparte , on the road to Vienna , was kept fully informed of the worsening situation ; and on 9 April he decided to send an ultimatum to the Doge , to be ...
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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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