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 NATION FOUNDED ON TRADE owed him any allegiance. In all his written
communications with the Doge he always scrupulously avoided referring to the
Venetians as fideles - that dangerously emotive word, with its arrogant
presumption of ...
Venice, Pisa, Amalfi and, till its recent eviction, Genoa, each occupied a separate
quarter of its own, but the Venetian colony was considerably larger than the rest,
Acre being by now the principal point of trans-shipment for its trade with Central ...
This proved reasonably successful, leading to an immediate ship-building boom
at the Arsenal in response to the demand for more vessels of the required design.
In consequence, trade expanded to the east and - especially during those ...
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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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