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The Venetians

  • 176 Pages
  • 4.44 MB
  • English
Time-Life Books, school and library distribution by Silver Burdett , Alexandria, Va, Morristown, N.J
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Statementby Colin Thubron and the editors of Time-Life Books.
SeriesThe Seafarers, Seafarers.
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
LC ClassificationsDG677.5 .T48
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4092138M
ISBN 100809426838, 080942682X
LC Control Number80000136

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[Colin Thubron; Time-Life Books.] -- Discusses the history, development, and social characteristics of the Venetians and describes their armor, ships, and some of. Venetian publishing helped invigorate the cultural and intellectual life of Europe by providing music scores, maps, books on medical matters and translations of the Greek classics.

The Aldine Press (set up in ) edited and published original Greek texts, and Venice became the major publisher of books for the Greek–speaking world. The story of the spirit of the Most Serene Republic of Venice. Novelist and nonfiction author Strathern (The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior: Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped,etc.) points out that Venice was, for hundreds of years, a commercial republic, a trade center happy to flaunt her wealth, and highly pragmatic in her politics, diplomacy and Author: Paul Strathern.

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