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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No words of mine , or even of Cicero himself , could have reached ears that were stubbornly stopped , or opened obstinate hearts . 1 In truth the Venetians were no more impressed by Petrarch than they had been by Dante thirty - three ...
But Mocenigo never reached his destination . Soon after he had left the lagoon , word reached Venice that Genoa had sent a fleet of galleys to sea , with the object of joining up with a Byzantine squadron and launching a combined attack ...
and reached an agreement by which the Pope reluctantly surrendered Parma and Piacenza – to say nothing of Modena and Reggio to the Duke of Ferrara - in return for French non - intervention in his proposed seizure of the Duchy of Urbino ...
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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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