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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The Byzantines , once they had become accustomed to the idea , had found themselves resenting Charlemagne's existence rather less than might have been expected . Subconsciously , perhaps , they understood that for the new , emerging ...
On the other hand , there was now less than a month before the date fixed by the Venetians for their return ; it was unthinkable not to make use of a fleet whose cooperation had been so dearly bought . Further discussions accordingly ...
But the difficulties in Crete , Corfu and elsewhere were less worrying to Ziani in the long term than those in Constantinople itself . When the city fell to the Crusaders , one of the first tasks of Enrico Dandolo had been to provide ...
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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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