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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Sailing up from Crete , he now took up his position off Skiathos , some ten miles from the northern end of the narrow strait that separates the island of Negropont from the mainland . Negropont was originally the name given by Venice to ...
Word of the coup was carried quickly to Venice , and Mocenigo was ordered to return at once to the island . He soon managed to lay hands on most of those responsible . One or two , including the Archbishop , had Aed ; but , of the ...
THE ISLAND DOOMED still of old French Crusader stock like the former royal house of Lusignan . Much of the land was in their hands , but under the prevailing law of primogeniture there was an ever - increasing number of unpropertied ...
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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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