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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... reaction had been stronger and swifter than expected . The papal injunction for all Christian powers to unite against the infidel afforded a welcome chance to withdraw without loss of face . It was anyway to be expected that ...
THE CARDINAL'S ULTIMATUM armed confrontation , nor had they expected it ; but possession of the Castel Tedaldo , commanding as it did the city and the all - important bridge over the Po , afforded them a considerable strategic advantage ...
THE ASSAULT ON CHIOS He received , as might have been expected , a tremendous funeral : first at Nauplia , where his heart and viscera were consigned to the Venetian church of S. Antonio , and later in Venice at SS .
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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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