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Venice besieged

Robert Finlay

Venice besieged

politics and diplomacy in the Italian wars, 1494-1534

by Robert Finlay

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Burlington, Vt .
Written in

  • Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1508-1797,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 1508-1797,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 697-1508,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 697-1508,
  • Italy -- History -- 1492-1559

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Finlay.
    SeriesVariorum collected studies series
    LC ClassificationsDG678.23 .F56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22675261M
    ISBN 100754659682
    ISBN 109780754659686
    LC Control Number2008927098

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    Death in Venice is a novella written by the German author Thomas Mann and was first published in as Der Tod in Venedig. The work presents a great writer suffering writer's block who visits Venice and is liberated, uplifted, and then increasingly obsessed, by the sight of a stunningly beautiful youth. Though he never speaks to the boy, much less touches him, the writer finds himself drawn Author: Thomas Mann. Venice Besieged è un libro di Finlay Robert edito da Routledge a agosto - EAN puoi acquistarlo sul sito , la grande libreria online.

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