3 edition of The history of the government of Venice found in the catalog.
The history of the government of Venice
|Statement||by the sieur Amelott de la Houssaie ...|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 47:36.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 325 p.|
|Number of Pages||325|
Thousands of commuters travel into the center of Venice each day. History. With the fall of the Roman Empire, Germanic peoples—Ostrogoths, and later Lombards—invaded Italy in the 5th and 6th centuries ad. People who had lived on or near the northwest Adriatic coast found shelter on the scores of offshore islets in the Venetian lagoons. Early in the 9th century the government of the lagoon is transferred to two adjacent islands where the land is a little higher above water level, though in Venice the distinction is a fine one. To either side of the intervening waterway is a rivo .
The latter finally gave it back to Venice, who started a program of fortifications that made Verona their main stronghold on the mainland, its garrison including half of their troops. The peace led to a period of economic, cultural and artistic splendour for Verona. The Books of Venice (Il libro veneziano) contains a series of essays (in English and Italian) exploring Venetian book history from the Quattrocento through current production, books printed "in the shadow of Aldus Manutius."Venice's books, like her art and architecture, have long been considered one of her greatest glories. Some of the earliest printers in Italy were Venetian, and Venice.
Italian Venice: A R.J.B. University Press; pages; $40 and £ Buy from , THE 20m tourists who visit Venice . "The History of Florence" has precious little of the Machiavellian wit that makes him so fun to read, it's there to be sure, but the teeming majority of the book is That said, if you are going to read Machiavelli, read "The Prince" and, if you must, "The Art of War."/5.
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THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF VENICE. [Amelot De La Houssaye, Abraham-Nicolas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE HISTORY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF : Abraham-Nicolas Amelot De La Houssaye. 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 The history of the government of Venice book to have pulled this by: 9.
If you are looking for a perfect book about the history of Venice before travelling to this city or just out of overall curiosity for its history, don't look any further.
This book is engaging, well written and informative. The history of Venice is presented since its establishment to the present time in a well-researched, balanced and vivid way/5.
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().
Filed under: Venice (Italy) -- History. The Commonwealth and Government of Venice, by Gasparo Contarini, trans. by Lewis Lewkenor (frame- and cookie-dependent page images here at Penn) Filed under: Venice (Italy) -- History -- The History of Venice (with The Wars of Cyprus; London: A.
Roper and H. Herringman, ), by Paolo Paruta. Inhe resigned from the Foreign Service to become a writer. He is an English historian, travel writer and television personality.
His books include A History of Venice, A Short History of Byzantium, Shakespeare's Kings: the Great Plays and the History of England in the Middle Ages:4/5(7). During the Renaissance, there were two centres of art, culture and mercantile power in Italy: Florence, and Venice.
This is a sourcebook of primary materials, almost none previously available in English, for the history of the city-state of Venice. The time period covers the apogee of Venetian power and reputation to the beginnings of its decline in the s.
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. The museum’s gift shop offers books, DVDs and other merchandise pertaining to local history available for purchase. Venice Heritage, Inc. Venice Heritage Inc. (VHI) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the Venice, Florida area’s rich cultural heritage, including the surrounding communities of Osprey, Laurel, and Nokomis.
Frederic Lane writes, "the histories of the United States and of Venice are remarkably similar in one respect. In the early history of both republics, the sea was a source of wealth contributing to the expansion of the rest of the economy Venice, having used its ships and seamen to gain the lordship of the gulf, Cited by: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- Politics and government; View. 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).
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 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic.
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John Julius Norwich, A History of Venice (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ), The author includes a note stating that this date translates to 29 Februaryaccording to modern date keeping. George McClellan,Author: Anna Katelin FitzSimons. The city has a history dating from the sixth century, and once wasn't just a city in a larger state: Venice was once one of the greatest trading powers in European history.
Venice was the European end of the Silk Road trade route which moved goods all the way from China, and consequently was a cosmopolitan city, a true melting pot.
Origin of the city 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.
Venice, Italy, is known by several names, one of which is the ‘Floating City’. This is due to the fact that the city of Venice consists of small islands connected by numerous canals and bridges. Yet, the buildings in Venice were not built directly on the islands.
Instead, they were built upon wooden platforms that were supported by Author: Dhwty. Venice, 16th century The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice named Antonio defaults on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, Shylock.
It is believed to have been written between and Place premiered: Court of King James. Inthe republic was plundered by retreating Austrian and then French forces, following an invasion by Napoleon Bonaparte, and the Republic of Venice was split into the Austrian Venetian Province, the Cisalpine Republic, a French client state, and the Ionian French departments of Greece.
Venice became part of a unified Italy in the 19th l: Eraclea, (–), Malamocco. 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 when Napoleon put an end to the thousand-year-old Republic.
Read more Read less click to open popover/5(39). 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 /5(64).
Venice is a city that steals the hearts of readers and authors alike, as evidenced by some of literature’s best books set in Venice, Italy. What is it about this ancient canal-way city that piques the imagination?Is it the beauty, the romance, the history?