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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Then , tonsured and forcibly ordained , he was sent to end his days in a monastery at Grado . One of the main reasons for the Venetians ' dissatisfaction with Giovanni Participazio had been his ineffectiveness in dealing with a new ...
Then about the third hour there arrived the Doge's barge , in which was the Emperor , with the Doge and the cardinals that had been sent to him on the previous day ; and he was led by seven archbishops and canons of the Church in solemn ...
He sent the Doge an indignant message of protest , refusing to accept the somewhat half - hearted attempts by the Senate in Venice and the Venetian Ambassador in Rome to placate him . As relations grew steadily more tense , Maria ...
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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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