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 April 1499 the sixty - five - year - old Antonio Grimani was elected to the naval command , immediately offering his services without payment and a loan to the state of 16,000 ducats . Other public - spirited citizens hastened ...
Thus , when the dispossessed lords of cities that had fallen to the Duke of Valentinois sought refuge in Venetian territory , she had immediately offered them sympathy and shelter ; and when , seeing Cesare facing a crisis in his ...
Nemours , determined to give his enemies no rest , returned to Milan to gather fresh troops and then immediately took the field again . With an army that now amounted to some 25,000 he made straight for the Romagna , whither the ...
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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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