Title:Venice 697-1797 - City, Republic, Empire
Steeped in a history of great loves, political intrigues, and fervent religiosity, Venice is one of the most romantic and magnetic cities of the world. This splendidly and profusely illustrated volume tells the story of Venice through its art - during its period of grandeur as an independent city-state from the eighth to the eighteenth centuries. Alvise Zorzi reveals the growth of Venice from a small fishing village to a bustling metropolis whose cultural, political, and economic dominance extended over the entire Mediterranean world...
Second hand Hardback