A history of Venice
Knopf, 1982 - 673 sider
At once the most comprehensive and the most engaging history of Venice available in English, this book will be treasured by all those who share the author's fascination with "the most beautiful and magical of cities." Book jacket.
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The see of Aquileia had traditionally been founded by St Mark himself, in
consequence of which its metropolitan Archbishop - later to bear the title of
Patriarch - was supreme in the lagoons, occupying a place in the Italian hierarchy
two and a half centuries later, which saw the city's final fall to the Ottoman Sultan.
But not all its treasures perished. While the Frenchmen and Flemings abandoned
themselves in a frenzy of wholesale destruction, the Venetians kept their heads ...
Hauteville, Bohcmund de (later Prince of Taranto), 71, 77-8 Hauteville, Robert de
(Guiscard), 70-3, 91 Hauteville, Roger de, Count (later King of Sicily), 91-3, 95-8
Hawk wood, Sir John, 165 Henry of Champagne, 116 Henry of Flanders, ...
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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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