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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Once again the people of the lagoons remained , so far as they were able to remain , on the sidelines ; but once again their ships were in urgent demand , this time for less peaceful purposes . In 539 Belisarius and his army reached the ...
Once again the long trains of refugees made their way from the mainland cities to the settlements in the lagoons ; but now there was a difference . No longer did they come as individual frightened men and women , intending to remain in ...
As for the two prisoners , once the ban was lifted , she would consign them to the French Ambassador as a token of her regard for the King , but without prejudice to her right to judge and punish them . On no account would she readmit ...
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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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