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The history of Venice ...

Paolo Paruta

The history of Venice ...

by Paolo Paruta

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Published by Printed for Abel Rober, and Henry Herringman ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyprian War, 1570-1571,
  • Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten originally in Italian by Paulo Paruta ... ; likewise the wars of Cyprus, by the same authour, wherein the famous sieges of Nicossia, and Famagosta, and Battel of Lepanto are contained ; made English by Henry, Earl of Monmouth
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 219:10
    ContributionsMonmouth, Henry Carey, Earl of, 1596-1661
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[25], 650 p., 205 p
    Number of Pages650
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16875828M

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      Venice establishes the world's first institutionalized system of quarantine, giving a council of three the power to detain ships, cargoes, and individuals in the Venetian lagoon for up to 40 days. Renowned historian, and author of A Short History of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich's classic history of Venice A History of Venice tells the story of this most remarkable of cities from its founding in the fifth century, through its unrivalled status for over a thousand years as one of the world's busiest and most powerful city states, until its fall at the hands of Napoleon in


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A History of Venice, by John Julius Norwich, is an in-depth analysis of the history of the Republic of Venice from inception to its eclipse and demise. Venice came together around the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire, as refugees from various Italian cities found themselves fleeing an onslaught of German and Hun invaders/5().

One of the best history reads I've ever experienced. Venice is a unique city in the world, for its culture and history. It was a Republic that lasted over years, had the most civilized and liberal constitution in the world during its whole existence, up until the creation of the United States of by: A New History makes me inclined to pass a similar judgment.

There is a brilliant story (history) to be told of Venice from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries in an accessible form. Madden has the talents (he is a good medievalist, and no one can deny that he can certainly turn a phrase) to have pulled this by: 9.

I'm not an expert on Venice, but I very much enjoyed reading "City of fortune: how Venice won and lost a naval empire" The history of Venice.

book Roger Crowley. It tells the story of Venice, from the year (the founding of the city) until (when Venice lost most. Renowned historian, and author of A Short History of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich's classic history of Venice A History of Venice tells the story of this most remarkable of cities from its founding in the fifth century, through its unrivalled status for over a thousand years as one of the world's busiest and most powerful city states, until its fall at the hands of Napoleon in /5(64).

Venice (/ ˈ v ɛ n ɪ s /; Italian: Venezia [veˈnɛttsja] (); Venetian: Venesia or Venexia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto is situated on a group of small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over bridges.

The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Country: Italy. San Marco Basin, Venice,Gaspar van Wittel. Robert Wilde is a historian who writes about European history.

He is the author of the History in an Afternoon textbook series. Venice is a city in Italy, best known today for the many waterways which criss-cross through it.

It has developed a romantic reputation built upon by countless movies. Buy A History of Venice 01 by Norwich, John Julius (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(39). A 17 th century book which explains in detail the construction procedure in Venice demonstrates the amount of wood required just for the stakes.

According to this book, when the Santa Maria Della Salute church was built, 1, wooden stakes, each measuring 4 Author: Dhwty. 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.4/5(6).

This long but smoothly written book, by the very recently deceased John Julius Norwich, scion of English nobility, covers more than a thousand years of Venetian history.

Nowadays Venice is mostly known as an overloaded tourist destination, or as a victim of environmental degradation, rather than as the world power it was for most of its history.

Venice - Venice - History: Uniquely among Italy’s chief cities, Venice came into being after the fall of the Roman Empire in the West.

The Lombard hordes, whose incursions into northern Italy began in addrove great numbers of mainlanders onto the islands of the lagoon, previously the homes of itinerant fishermen and salt workers.

The isolated communities, literally islands of Veneto. Buy a cheap copy of A History of Venice book by John Julius Norwich. Traces the rise ot empire of this city from its 5th century beginnings all the way through until when Napolean put an end to the thousand year-old Republic.

32 Free shipping over $Cited by: Origins. The history of the Republic of Venice traditionally begins with the foundation of the city at noon on Friday 25 March ADby authorities from Padua, to establish a trading-post in that region of northern Italy; the founding of the Venetian republic also was marked with the founding of the church of St.

James. However, the church (believed to be Saint Giacomo di Rialto) dates back. John Julius Norwich is the author of many acclaimed works of history, including A History of Venice, Byzantium, and, most recently, Paradise of Cities: Venice in the 19th has also written and presented some thirty historical documentaries for BBC Television.

Formerly chairman of the Venice in Peril Fund, he now heads the World Monuments Fund in Britain.4/5(7). VENICE HISTORY SITE. This interactive educational site (online since ) covers the history of Venice Beach, California.

It features timelines, historic articles and photographs, interactive maps that when clicked on show historic views, and a list of movies filmed on Venice's streets, amusement piers and canals. NOTE: This list needs updated by people who watch many recent movies and.

Thomas F. Madden, brave soul, has tried to cram all of Venice between the covers of one medium-size book; the subtitle, “A New History,” is clearly meant to draw readers’ attention. This book is a great place to start, but follow it with "Venice: Pure City" by Peter Ackroyd -- that is a truly remarkable book about the fascinating history, ancient beauty, and timeless wonder of Venice.

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The book contains over photographs, mostly B/W, but a few in color appeared as postcards or are more recently. The Science of Saving Venice (Caroline Fletcher and Jane da Mosto, ). This readable introduction to the ecology of Venice's lagoon asks if Venice can survive in the 21st century.

Venice: Lion City (Garry Wills, ). One of America's greatest historians tackles the provocative history of Venice in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Fantasy by the Sea: Visual History of the American Venice - Tom Moran & Tom Sewall Beyond Baroque Foundation,(/2 x 11 inches wide), pg, paperback, $ (Out of Print) This was the second history book about Venice, California, and was very popular when it was published.

There were autograph parties throughout the town. Marco Polo was born around into a prosperous merchant family in the Italian city-state of Venice. His father, Niccolò, and his uncle Maffeo had left .A recent addition by modern historian Elizabeth Horodowich is A Brief History of Venice: A new history of the most fascinating city in the world, a page trade paperback, which despite the "brief" in its title, traces a rather complete, though easy to read contextual history of the lagoon city and its impact throughout the western world from.