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Firstborn of Venice

Vicenza in the early Renaissance state

by James S. Grubb

  • 246 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vicenza (Italy),
  • Venice (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Vicenza.,
  • Venice.
    • Subjects:
    • Renaissance -- Italy -- Vicenza.,
    • Renaissance -- Italy -- Venice.,
    • City-states -- Italy -- History.,
    • Vicenza (Italy) -- History.,
    • Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFirst-born of Venice.
      StatementJames S. Grubb.
      SeriesThe Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, 106th ser., 3 (1988), Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, 106th ser., 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG975.V7 G78 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 238 p. :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2403442M
      ISBN 100801836131
      LC Control Number87033878

      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). Venices (French: Venises) is a book by the French writer Paul recounts his travels to Venice, often in the company of other famous writers and English translation by Euan Cameron was published in Reception. The Guardian's Nicholas Lezard wrote in "Paul Morand's Venices is so lush that at times one imagines one is reading a parody. Author: Paul Morand.

      "Death in Venice, " tells about a ruinous quest for love and beauty amid degenerating splendor. Gustav von Aschenbach, a successful but lonely author, travels to the Queen of the Adriatic in search of an elusive spiritual fulfillment that turns into his erotic doom. Spellbound by a beautiful Polish boy, he finds himself fettered to this hypnotic city of sun-drenched sensuality and eerie /5(7). The Midwife of Venice (Book): Rich, Roberta: "Hannah Levi is renowned throughout Venice for her gift at coaxing reluctant babies from their mothers--a gift aided by the secret "birthing spoons" she designed. But when a count implores her to attend to his wife, who has been laboring for days to give birth to their firstborn son, Hannah is torn.

      Venice is a fascinating city with an equally fascinating history. In these historical fiction books that take place in Venice, you’ll learn about Venice’s history from convents to courtesans and the city’s historic workshops and traditional arts.. These are my favorite novels about Venice (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying book purchases, which helps defer the cost of.   The research shows that firstborn girls are statistically more likely to be the most highly qualified of all their family. They are 13 per cent more ambitious then firstborn sons, according to a.


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In the decades aftertraditionally maritime Venice extended its control over much of northern Italy. Citizens of Vicenza, the first city to come under Venetian rule, proclaimed their city "firstborn of Venice" and a model for the Venetian Republic's dominions on the by: 5.

In Firstborn of Venice James S. Grubb addresses the historiographical issue of "center vs. periphery." The issue involves the examination of the tensions between a center of government and its outlying (usually more rural) territories. Grubb uses the example of the relationship between the Republic of Venice and one of its territorial city-states, Vicenza/5.

Originally published in In the decades aftertraditionally maritime Venice extended its control over much of northern Italy. Citizens of Vicenza, the first city to come under Venetian rule, proclaimed their city "firstborn of Pages: Originally published in In the decades aftertraditionally maritime Venice extended its control over much of northern Italy.

Citizens of Vicenza, the first city to come under Venetian rule, proclaimed their city "firstborn of Venice" and a model for the Venetian Republic's dominions on the terraferma.

In Firstborn of Venice Firstborn of. 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(). Firstborn of Venice: Vicenza in the Early Renaissance State (The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science) [Grubb, Professor James S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Firstborn of Venice: Vicenza in the Early Renaissance State (The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science)Cited by: 5. Home > Firstborn of Venice > Reviews "Grubb's book brings great clarity to the legal and institutional history of Veneto, which has been cluttered with contending models about how such an apparently confused regime functioned." — Speculum.

Sign up. This book fills the very real need for an affordable, accessible, academic textbook featuring Goddesses from a wide range of world religious, cultural and mythological traditions.

As a textbook, its primary audience is professors and students in university and college. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Baltimore Donor bostonpubliclibrary External-identifierPages: This book is a well-written narrative of the story of Venice, from its mysterious origins as a swampy refuge for citizens fleeing barbarian invasions during Rome's collapse to the controversy surrounding advertising on scaffolding in Piazza San Marco in Cited by: 9.

The World of Venice. By Jan Morris. Morris displays her talent for research, telling anecdote and well-wrought prose in this spirited portrait of a beloved city, its history and inhabitants.

If you are going to read one book on Venice, we recommend this favorite. Learn more on Amazon >>. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grubb, James S., Firstborn of Venice. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, © The unique, romantic city of Venice makes a fascinating setting for novels, historical fiction, and mystery books.

Here are my recommendations for books that take place in Venice, all of which I have read and enjoyed. We start with a coffee table book with stunning photos and author quotes. Firstborn of Venice Grubb, James S. Published by Johns Hopkins University Press Grubb, James S. Firstborn of Venice: Vicenza in the Early Renaissance State.

The Thief Lord is maybe her favorite book, and we also just read Daughter of Venice by Donna Jo Napoli. There is some reference to prostitution, which I sort of skipped over, so it’s up to you how young a child you would feel comfortable reading it to, but my daughter is a pretty sophisticated reader otherwise.

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). The Midwife of Venice (Book): Rich, Roberta: "Hannah Levi is renowned throughout Venice for her gift at coaxing reluctant babies from their mothers--a gift aided by the secret 'birthing spoons' she designed.

But when a count implores her to attend to his wife, who has been laboring for days to give birth to their firstborn son, Hannah is torn.

A Papal edict. Think “Venice” and this is another book that immediately springs to mind. Julia Garnet decides to spend the six winter months in Venice to recuperate from the loss of her flatmate of 30 years.

Miss Garnet is a dignified heroine who explores the art of the city as she discovers a different and richer way of living. An original and memorable. The Midwife of Venice Robert Rich, Gallery pp. ISBN Summary Hannah Levi is renowned throughout Venice for her gift at coaxing reluctant babies from their mothers—a gift aided by the secret “birthing spoons” she designed.

"The midwife of Venice is a safe read." by lizblair (see profile) 10/16/ It won't hurt to read this book, but it was all over the place. It was as if ms Rich had a dictionary from the s and put as many old words in her story as she could. Nothing special, and less than 3/5(4).

I'm not an expert on Venice, but I very much enjoyed reading "City of fortune: how Venice won and lost a naval empire" by Roger Crowley. It tells the story of Venice, from the year (the founding of the city) until (when Venice lost most. Libreria Acqua Alta bookshop is a mix between a flea market and a serious library.

It’s a definite must for book lovers (without dust allergies I might add). It’s spread out through various rambling rooms; one room with a gondola stacked with books, other rooms are packed with rowing boats & bath tubs full of old second hand atlases.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.