A History of Venice

John Julius Norwich's dazzling history of Venice from its origins to its eighteenth century fall. 'Lord Norwich has loved and understood Venice as well as any other Englishman has ever done.

A History of Venice

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A History of Venice
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: John Julius Norwich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-03 - Publisher: Penguin UK

John Julius Norwich's dazzling history of Venice from its origins to its eighteenth century fall. 'Lord Norwich has loved and understood Venice as well as any other Englishman has ever done. He has put readers of his generation more in his debt than any other English writer' Peter Levi, The
History of Venice: Books I-IV
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Pietro Bembo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Bembo (1470-1547), a Venetian nobleman, later a Roman Catholic cardinal, was the most celebrated Latin stylist of his day and was widely admired for his writings in Italian. The History of Venice was published posthumously, in Latin and in his own Italian version. This edition makes it available for the
The Architectural History of Venice
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Deborah Howard, Sarah Quill, Laura Moretti
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Overzicht van de Venetiaanse architectuur, vanaf de stichting in de Romeinse tijd tot nu.
A Brief History of Venice
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Elizabeth Horodowich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

In this colourful new history of Venice, Elizabeth Horodowich, one of the leading experts on Venice, tells the story of the place from its ancient origins, and its early days as a multicultural trading city where Christians, Jews and Muslims lived together at the crossroads between East and West. She
History of Venice: Books V-VIII
Language: en
Pages: 407
Authors: Pietro Bembo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Bembo (1470-1547), a Venetian nobleman, later a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, was the most celebrated Latin stylist of his day and was widely admired for his writings in Italian. Named official historian of Venice in 1529, Bembo began to compose in Latin his continuation of the city's history