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The Venetian Empire

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Product description

Jan Morris reconstructs the whole of this glittering dominion in the form of a sea-voyage, travelling along the historic Venetian trade routes from Venice itself to Greece, Crete and Cyprus. It is a traveller's book, geographically arranged but wandering at will from the past to the present, evoking not only contemporary landscapes and sensations but also the characters, the emotions and the tumultuous events of the past. The first such work ever written about the Venetian Stato da Mar, it will prove an invaluable historical companion for visitors to Venice itself and for travellers through the lands the Doges once ruled.

Item details

Author(s):
Morris, Jan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1980
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
057109936X
ISBN-13:
9780571099368
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Faber

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Jan Morris reconstructs the whole of this glittering dominion in the form of a sea-voyage, travelling along the historic Venetian trade routes from Venice itself to Greece, Crete and Cyprus. It is a traveller's book, geographically arranged but wandering at will from the past to the present, evoking not only contemporary landscapes and sensations but also the characters, the emotions and the tumultuous events of the past. The first such work ever written about the Venetian Stato da Mar, it will prove an invaluable historical companion for visitors to Venice itself and for travellers through the lands the Doges once ruled.

Author(s):
Morris, Jan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1980
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
057109936X
ISBN-13:
9780571099368
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Faber

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