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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It was during Orso's tenure of the see of Torcello that the present cathedral was built . It still stands today essentially as he left it . ( See p . in . ) 2. At least where western Europe is concerned ; in the Orthodox world the ...
And now a great shout rose up to the very heavens , and , as with a single voice , all those present cried out , again and again and ever more loudly , the words Domenicum Silvium volumus et laudamus . ' There could have been no clearer ...
However much they might try to present their action as a blow struck on behalf of righteousness against iniquity , by which a rapacious aggressor was at last to be brought to justice , they were all fully conscious of the fact that ...
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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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