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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A similar advance on Ferrara, this time by Venetian and papal forces together,
was also checked at the walls; but a successful river expedition up the Adige
largely wiped out the humiliation of the previous December and, as the autumn ...
THE FRANCO-PAPAL WAR Pope Julius, confined to bed with a high fever in a
fundamentally hostile city and knowing that he had less than a thousand of his
own men on whom he could rely, gave himself up for lost. '0, che ruina i la nostra!
The Cardinal panicked and fled for his life, without even bothering to warn the
Duke of Urbino, who was encamped with the papal troops in the western
approaches, or the Venetians under Capello a mile or two away to the south;
these two ...
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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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