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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remain in the Holy Land on this first visit for only two months , until 15 August It was a hard , typically Venetian bargain ; and the speed with which the Franks accepted it shows how desperate they were for naval support .
Jacopo returned to Crete , whence , some six months later , word was brought to Venice that he was dead . Francesco Foscari had loved his son , in spite of everything , and this final blow was more than he could bear .
Girolamo Zane had by now moved on to Crete , where the papal and Spanish fleets joined him on 1 September – almost exactly five months since his departure from Venice . A council was called , at which Doria at once began raising new ...
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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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